CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- First milk, butter, coffee and cornmeal ran short. Now Venezuela is running out of the most basic of necessities — toilet paper.
Blaming political opponents for the shortfall, as it does for other shortages, the...
Two buddies out for a quail hunt in Texas got the surprise of their life when one lucky man managed to catch the small bird with his bare hand.
Pastor Matt Carter was enjoying some guy time with his friend, NFL quarterback Colt McCoy, when the...
NEENAH, Wis. — It won't be long until Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers are officially reunited in some way.
Nearly five years after the Packers traded a disgruntled Favre to the New York Jets, the franchise is getting ready to reach...
Massive sheets of moving ice have damaged or destroyed lakefront homes in northern Minnesota. No injuries were reported.
Video of the weather phenomenon shows an enormous sheet of ice that appears to be creeping forward, traveling about 15 feet to...
NEW YORK (AP) ? The college student was being held in a headlock by a masked intruder with a loaded gun to her head, police said. Then the gunman took aim at an officer.
Large earthquake strikes off coast of Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) ? A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but Chilean officials said it was not felt on land and discarded the possibility that it might unleash a tsunami.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) ? When Lindsay Carter heard on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, she gathered her belongings and fled. When she returned, there was little left of the community Carter had called home.
By Yousri Mohamed EL-ARISH, Egypt (Reuters) - The Egyptian army sent reinforcements into the Sinai Peninsula on Monday after President Mohamed Mursi said there would be no talks with militant Islamists who abducted seven members of the security forces last week. Radical Islamists have expanded into a security vacuum in Sinai that the state has struggled to fill since an uprising swept autocrat Hosni Mubarak from power in 2011. The groups have launched attacks on Israel and targets in North Sinai. ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.
Wave of attacks kills at least 70 in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) ? A wave of car bombs and shootings killed at least 70 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraq on Monday, officials said, escalating fears of a return to widespread sectarian bloodletting in the country.
By Syed Raza Hussan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Supporters of an influential Pakistani political party took to the streets of Karachi on Monday to protest against cricket-hero-turned-politician Imran Khan, who has accused it of killing one of his senior staff a week after a general election. Furious members of the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) have denied responsibility for the killing of Zara Shahid Hussain on Saturday outside her home in the upscale Defence area of Karachi, capping a bloody election in which about 150 people were killed nationwide. ...
Peter King: All eyes on OTAs around the NFL
Which injury situation is the most compelling around the NFL? What rookies should we be keeping an eye on? Peter King tells us who and what he'll be watching as OTAs continue this week.
Spurs pound Grizzlies in opener
The Spurs were simply too much for the Grizzlies in Game 1, winning 105-83 to take the early advantage in the Western finals. San Antonio hit 14 threes to go with 28 assists.
Senators storm past Pens in 2OT
Ottawa has new life thanks to Colin Greening. The left winger broke a deadlock with a goal in 2OT to lift the Senators to a 2-1 win over the Penguins and cut their deficit to 2-1.