Riders in the Pro Stock class cross the starting line during the East Coast SnoCross at Rockingham Park, Saturday, in Salem, N.H.
State of the Union transcript 2011: President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday night. Here is the full text of the speech.
The government on Wednesday announced that 15,273 people died in the Mexico drug war in 2010.
Los Zetas, one of the most violent drug gangs in Mexico, has recruited local former military agents, terrorized migrants, and lured poor farmers and youths to work as hired hands.
The Chile fire, started by rioting prisoners, has drawn fresh attention to the poor conditions, lack of guards, and gang violence rampant in Latin American jails.
Chandra Levy verdict of guilty for a man already in jail for attacking two female joggers. The Chandra Levy verdict brings to a close a nearly decade-long case.
Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase are being sued by homeowners who say that banks failed to honor mortgage contracts, foreclosing on families making payments on proposed modifications.
Peru, the world's second-largest cocaine producer, has asked for more US aid in combating drug trafficking and blamed Washington's policies for driving coca plant production in Peru.
Mother Teresa's Nobel Prize winning mission in India has prompted many people to work short missions and 'voluntourism' into their lives.
The Mexico mass grave of 72 bodies is seen as the latest evidence that drug cartels are increasingly preying on migrants headed to the US.