The United Nations says Colombia reduced its area under coca cultivation by 25 percent last year, its biggest annual reduction since the international body began monitoring it in 2001.
Temperatures have hit all-time highs in Austria and neighboring Hungary as a stubborn heat wave nears the end of its second week.
Voters could one day print ballots at home like airline boarding passes, or skip traditional precincts for weekend voting at vote centers.
The winner has been named in a Pennsylvania sideburns contest that honors a U.S. Navy commodore known for his impressive facial hair.
Two friends of the suspected Boston Marathon bomber have been indicted on obstruction conspiracy charges.
A small Florida Panhandle town best known for its annual Worm Grunting Festival is at the center of an investigation
Emile N’Bouke operated a small, unmarked shop on the corner of a busy street in downtown Lome that received few customers and kept irregular hours.
A state appeals court ruling has cleared the way for stalled lawsuits involving a deadly 2006 Kauai dam breach to move forward.
The United Food and Commercial Workers union is rejoining the AFL-CIO, giving the labor federation more power and resources to help revitalize the struggling union movement.
Israel’s military ordered the partial closure Thursday of an airport in the Red Sea resort of Eilat over a security concern in the region that borders Egypt’s lawless Sinai Peninsula.