N. Korea Enters S. Korean Waters, Backs Off After Warning

Fresh commercial satellite images show that North Korea's sophisticated new missile base on its west coast — designed for multiple test flights in a short time — is ready for use, according to an independent U.S. analyst.

Review: Palm's Pre Is No iPhone Killer

The Palm Pre's been in my hands for the last 24 hours, and it's a very good phone — heck, it may be a great phone — but it's not as good as the iPhone.

Body Found in Michigan Near Where Girl Disappeared

Sherry Buchanan was clinging to hope that her missing 5-year-old granddaughter was still alive, despite the chilling discovery of a child's body near a river in southeast Michigan.

Alabama Man Sentenced in Wife's Scuba Diving Death

An American man pleaded guilty and was sentenced Friday for the manslaughter of his wife, who drowned during their honeymoon scuba diving trip in Australia. Her body was found on the ocean floor.

Teachers Union Sinks Smoking Ban in Pennsylvania

The teachers at Pennsylvania's state colleges and universities have succeeded in doing what their students couldn't: overrule a statewide ban on smoking on campus.

Health Deal in Jeopardy

Obama's hopes for a bipartisan health deal may be dashed as GOP senators protest public insurance plan

U.N. Acknowledges Discussing 'Inaccurate Reporting'

A U.N. spokeswoman acknowledged Thursday that five U.N. officials discussed what they believed was "inaccurate reporting" in a meeting last month, clarifying a statement made one day earlier.

Use of Roadside Bombs in Afghanistan Surges 80 Percent

Insurgent use of roadside bombs in Afghanistan has surged 80 percent this year as they remain the No. l killer of foreign troops, a NATO official said Thursday.