Gunmen ambushed a group of travelers at a fake checkpoint at a remote desert site in western Iraq
Oil price edges up to near $94 a barrel
Video clips from Iran show mourners chanting opposition slogans at the funeral of a dissident cleric in the largest political protest in yea…
State lawmakers passed an 11th-hour compromise bill early Wednesday
U.S. worker productivity grew a modest amount from January through March after having declined in the previous quarter.
A private survey shows U.S. businesses added just 135,000 jobs in May, the second straight month of weak gains.
The Treasury Department says it will sell an additional 30 million shares of General Motors stock this month
The University of Kansas plans to offer 15 new online graduate programs through its School of Education.
A White House official says President Barack Obama will name former aide Samantha Power as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Jordanian officials said Wednesday that the U.S. will deploy anti-missile batteries and F-16 jet fighters in the kingdom to bolster its defe…
Stock futures fell in light trading volume Wednesday as a private payroll company provided what may be a hint as to what to expect when the …
Uganda’s president came to power in 1986 as an idealistic former Marxist rebel who denounced power-hungry African leaders.
An appeals court has upheld the acquittal of the frontman of a U.S. heavy metal band accused of causing a teenage fan’s death at a concert i…
New reports that the French confirmed the use of sarin gas in Syria triggered discussions here on the sidelines of the meeting of NATO defen…
The Galena School District will begin improvement projects at some of its schools after voters easily approved a $7.5 million bond issue.
President Barack Obama’s top national security adviser Tom Donilon is resigning and will be replaced by Susan Rice