Iran Says Americans Arrested for Illegal Entry

Iranian state television says that issue of the Americans who strayed into Iran is being used as propaganda against the Islamic republic.

Sotomayor Debate Begins

GOP lines up against Obama's Supreme Court pick, who's on track to be confirmed this week | FULL COVERAGE

Minn. Mom Accused of Starving Disabled Daughter

A Minnesota woman has been charged with starving to death her developmentally disabled 10-year-old daughter, who used a feeding tube to gain nourishment.

Shiite Group Agrees to Renounce Violence in Iraq

An extremist Shiite group believed responsible for the killing of five American soldiers in a bold raid south of Baghdad and the kidnapping of five British men has agreed to renounce violence.

Feds Name 8th North Carolina Terror Suspect

Federal prosecutors are naming an eighth suspect they say is tied to a ring of would-be terrorists in North Carolina.

Report: Strong Earthquake Hits Mexico's Gulf of California

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico's Gulf of California Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Seattle Bank Teller Loses Job After Thwarting Heist

A Seattle bank teller learned that lesson the hard way last week when he lost his job after bucking company policy by thwarting a would-be robbery.

Mom Finds Her Baby Son Up for Adoption on Craigslist

A Massachusetts mother was horrified when she found her 7-month-old child’s photo on popular promotions site, Craigslist, advertising his own adoption.

Ahmadinejad Endorsed by Iran Supreme Leader

Iran's supreme leader formally endorsed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term as president Monday in a ceremony that sought to portray unity among the country's leadership but was snubbed by prominent critics of the disputed election.

Sudanese Journalist 'Ready for 40,000 Lashes'

A Sudanese journalist facing 40 lashes for wearing "indecent" trousers said she is willing to be whipped 40,000 times in an effort to bring attention to the country's harsh laws, the AFP reported Monday.