Iceland Formally Applies to Join European Union

Sweden says that Iceland has formally applied to join the European Union.

Judge Accepts Mumbai Gunman's Confession

An Indian judge accepted the confession of the lone surviving gunman from the shooting attacks in Mumbai, but said Thursday the trial would proceed anyway.

Man Claims He Bit Into Condom in French Onion Soup

A 50-year-old California man says he ordered French onion soup and bit into a condom instead of melted cheese.

North Korea 'Has No Friends Left'

Secretary of State Clinton warns a fully nuclear North Korea might compel other countries in Asia to follow suit• N. Koreans Smuggling Soap Operas for Entertainment

6 Shot in Drive-By at Texas Southern University

Gunfire on the Texas Southern University campus wounded six people and scattered the crowd at a community rally, and police were investigating Thursday whether a gang rivalry was behind the drive-by shooting.

Officer Who Arrested Harvard Prof After Mix-Up Not Sorry

A suburban Boston police sergeant accused of racism after he arrested renowned black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. at his home insists he won't apologize over his treatment of the Harvard professor.

Bin Laden's Son Believed Killed in U.S. Airstrike

U.S. officials believe Usama bin Laden's son, Saad bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Pakistan.