Iran Police Clash With Protesters in Bloody Crackdown

Witnesses said police beat protesters and fired tear gas and water cannons at thousands who rallied in Tehran Saturday in open defiance of Iran's clerical government, sharply escalating the most serious internal conflict since the 1979 Islamic Revolu

Prosecutors: Madoff's Sentencing Shouldn't Be Delayed

A judge should not delay Bernard Madoff's sentencing even though investigators have yet to determine how much money investors lost in the disgraced financier's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, prosecutors said.

Report: Coroner Testifies on Knife With Knox DNA

A coroner told a jury Saturday that a stab wound to the neck of a British student slain in Italy was caused by a shorter knife than the one believed to be the murder weapon.

Iraqi PM: U.S. Pullback From Cities 'Big Victory'

Iraq's prime minister says the withdrawal of U.S. troops from urban areas by the end of this month will be a "big victory" for the nation.

World Powers May Meet on North Korea Next Month

The U.S. and North Korea's neighbors may meet soon to find a new way to deal with the communist regime after it snubbed formal talks on ending its nuclear program, conducted an atomic test and threatened war in response to U.N. sanctions.

Troops Kill 50 Militants in Pakistan Fighting

Pakistani troops backed by jet fighters and artillery have killed about 50 militants in a volatile northwestern tribal region near Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.

Iran Opposition Warned Against Staging Protests

Iran's opposition leader received another stern warning Saturday not to encourage his supporters to take to the streets.

Some Guantanamo Detainees Resisting Move to Palau

At least some of the 13 detainees accepted for resettlement by the island nation of Palau don't want to go there.