Investigators Probe Washington's Worst Subway Crash

Officials investigating Washington D.C.'s worst subway accident, which left at least nine dead, are eyeing whether the failure to upgrade old trains with key recording devices designed to prevent such collisions contributed to the crash.

Andres Could Grow Into Hurricane, Brush Mexico

Tropical Storm Andres was expected to grow into the Pacific season's first hurricane Tuesday and deal a glancing blow to southwestern Mexico before churning its way up the coast past picturesque towns popular with foreign retirees.

Official Denies Air France Black Box Signal Heard

French military ships searching for the black boxes of Flight 447 have detected sounds in the Atlantic depths but they are not from the flight recorders, a French official said Tuesday.

Suspected U.S. Missiles Kill 3 Taliban in Pakistan

Intelligence officials say three suspected U.S. missiles have hit a reported Taliban training center in northwest Pakistan, killing at least three people.

Official: U.S., Kyrgyz Reach Deal on Airbase Use

The United States and Kyrgyzstan have reached a deal for using a Kyrgyz airport to transport U.S. non-lethal military supplies to Afghanistan, a senior Kyrgyz official said Tuesday, four months after the country said U.S. troops would be evicted.

Iran Guardian Council Rules Out New Election

Iran's top electoral body said Tuesday it found "no major fraud" and will not annul the results of the presidential election, closing the door to a do-over sought by angry opposition supporters alleging systematic vote-rigging.

U.S.: N. Korea Boosting Guerrilla War Capabilities

The commander of U.S. forces in South Korea says North Korea is believed to be boosting its capabilities to stage guerrilla warfare.

Man Arrested After Girl Says 'Daddy Killed Mommy'

An Indiana man arrested Monday night was accused of stabbing his estranged wife to death while his two daughters, 12 and 8, hid in a closet. Authorities said the older girl called 911 and told a dispatcher, "Daddy killed Mommy."

Taliban Commander Shot Dead in Pakistan

A Taliban faction leader who criticized the militant group's Pakistani head over attacks that killed civilians was fatally shot Tuesday, reportedly by one of his own guards.