Alan Gross, the American subcontractor jailed in Cuba, has vowed that he will return to the United States within a year "dead or alive" and is pleading for the White House to intervene, his lawyer said Wednesday.
While Syria has pledged to rid itself of chemical weapons by the end of this week, an alleged chlorine attack has raised questions about what chemical tricks Bashar Assad might still have up his sleeve.The U.S.
Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders have sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual comments.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a new gun law Wednesday that greatly expands the number of public places where licensed owners are allowed to carry their weapons. Critics have called the law extreme, while the National Rifle Association lauded it as an historic victory for the Second Amendment.
If anyone can solve the GOPs struggles with female voters, Christine Toretti seems like the woman for the job. As the CEO of S.W. Jack Drilling, an oil-and-gas company she took over upon the death of her father, Toretti knows what its like to lead in a mans world.
The sushi was delicious, as far as Luther Smith remembers. It was only later, after he developed hepatitis A spread by an infected food handler, that the Harlem, N.Y., man was left with far more than a bad taste in his mouth.I was shivering. I was achy.
MOUNT HERMON, Lebanon As the late-day sun slipped behind the mountains in front of them, a ragtag group of around a dozen Syrians desperate to flee their country's bloody civil war set off on their treacherous nighttime trek across the rugged frontier into neighboring Lebanon.
The FBI is trying to find more victims of a child molester believed to have preyed on scores of students at American schools overseas drugging, abusing and photographing them over decades in a case that may be unprecedented.
JINDO, South Korea - The South Korean ferry that sank likely killing more than 300 people was carrying more than three times its recommended cargo, a lawmaker said Wednesday.The Sewol was loaded with more than 3,600 tons of cargo when it left port, according to politician Kim Young-roc.
Nepal, which relies heavily on income from tourism at the world's highest peaks, will be struggling to keep an economic foothold if Sherpa guides decide to boycott this years climbing season, tour operators and mountaineering experts say.
A Kansas judge on Wednesday will consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Mannings petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she serves a 35-year sentence for passing classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.
Police armed with truncheons, shields and a fire hose clashed with more than 100 left-wing activists who rallied at the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Wednesday to oppose a visit by President Barack Obama and an expected security pact that would increase the American military presence in the Philippines.