Cowboys Knew of Earlier Canopy Collapse, Official Says

The Dallas Cowboys knew when they hired Summit Structures LLC to build their now-ruined practice facility that a similar fabric structure built by the company for the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority had collapsed in a storm

China Demands Return of 17 Uighur Detainees

Palau's president said Thursday his tiny Pacific nation will take in 17 Chinese Muslims who are in limbo at Guantanamo Bay, but China called them "terrorist suspects" and demanded they be sent home.

Iraq Official: 3 of 5 Detained U.S. Contractors Free on Bond

Three of five American contractors detained during an investigation into the slaying of another American have been released on bond after a week in Iraqi custody, a senior Iraqi judicial official said Thursday.

Slain Holocaust Museum Guard Remembered as Hero

A security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum who was fatally shot was described as a warm man with a wonderful smile who acted courageously when the gunman opened fire in the building.

U.S. Nears Yemeni Guantanamo Detainee Deal

Yemen may agree to allow a considerable portion of the nearly 100 Yemenis held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay to be transferred to Saudi Arabia, officials involved in the negotiations said.

At New Chrysler, Problems of Old Chrysler Linger

Chrysler may have been granted a fresh start, but it still faces old problems: how to sell enough cars and realign its fleet away from the trucks and SUVs consumers seem to no longer want or be able to afford.

U.S. Cautiously Awaits Iran Presidential Election

The Obama administration is cautiously watching Iran's presidential election this week for signs that the Islamic Republic may be willing to engage with the United States, but U.S. officials have meager expectations for change.

Two Koreas in Rare Talks Despite Nuclear Tensions

The talks were on the fate of a joint industrial complex amid rising tensions over Pyongyang's recent nuclear test and the likelihood of new U.N. sanctions against the communist state

Thief's Getaway Car Jumps Curb, Kills 3 Kids

A car fleeing a robbery scene and being chased by police Wednesday night jumped a curb and crashed into a crowd, killing three young children and gravely injuring a woman, authorities said.