Members of Egypt's largest Islamist group were repressed and jailed during President Hosni Mubark's regime. The movement now has the freedom to organize a legal political party. But a youth wing is challenging the leadership, saying it has...
An expert testified that when something goes wrong with a well, the fail-safe device's shears are supposed to clamp down, cut and seal the drill pipe, preventing the oil from escaping. But in the case of the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of...
The nation's Sunni royal family, with tacit U.S. backing, has cracked down on largely Shiite protesters demanding political and economic reforms. But even as the kingdom moves swiftly to protect its status as a stable banking and financial hub...
While fighting continues in parts of Libya, Britain is trying to encourage members of the regime to renounce their loyalty to Moammar Gadhafi. And the U.S. has lifted sanctions on the former foreign minister who defected.
Monday night's NCAA championship game was probably among the ugliest games that any of its participants have ever played. Connecticut still gets to keep the trophy, though.
"It's time for you to work with greater dedication to keep this institution effective," the Nobel laureate told employees of the microlender.
Entrenched leader Laurent Gbagbo was reportedly holed up in a bunker inside the residence in the city of Abidjan as rumors of a possible cease-fire deal swirled.
The Republican plan, he says, would cut $6.2 trillion in spending over the next 10 years. Read what he and other GOP leaders are proposing.
The operator of the crippled plant says that efforts to inject a hardening agent beneath a concrete pit at the site may be working.
Why do the toads cross the road? To ... well ... make more toads. And for three years now, folks have been blocking traffic so that the little hoppers can make that journey.