RNC Chief Rips Health 'Cabal'

Michael Steele accuses Obama of 'risky experimentation' with health proposals, saying they will hurt the economy

S. Korea Draws Plan to Inspect N. Korean Ships

A senior U.S. diplomat will discuss how to handle an increasingly defiant North Korea in a standoff over its nuclear program when he meets with South Korean officials in a series of meetings Monday.

South Africa Launches AIDS Vaccine Trial

South Africa launched clinical trials of the first AIDS vaccine created by a developing country Monday, as its own scientists overcame deep skepticism from political leaders who had shocked the world with their unscientific pronouncements about it.

Mass. to Search for Lost Revolutionary War Ship

Somewhere along an industrial stretch of river pocked with rotting piers and towering salt piles north of Boston lies the answer to one of the great riddles of the Revolutionary war.

Health Care Costs Worry Governors

Republican and Democratic governors criticize health bill, saying it could become another unfunded mandate

'Angela's Ashes' Author Frank McCourt Dies at 78

He was best known for the million-selling "Angela's Ashes," a memoir about his childhood. The memoir was published in 1996 and won a Pulitzer Prize.

HondurasTalks End Without Compromise

Talks on resolving end Honduras' leadership crisis have ended after negotiators failed to compromise on ousted President Manuel Zelaya's return to power.

Madagascar Police Say 3 Dead in Overnight Attacks

Three people were killed in overnight violence in the capital, Madagascar police said Sunday, blaming politicians linked to a government ousted by the military.

A Work in Progress?

Officials defend Obama's broad health care proposals, urge a skeptical public not to judge before finished