Topic: The Associated Press
Fingerprint-sharing program aimed to deport of the 'worst of the worst' criminal immigrants, but about a quarter of those deported did not have criminal records.
08/10/2010 03:11 pm
Vanuatu tsunami fears following a powerful earthquake panicked residents on Tuesday. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported a 9-inch wave.
08/10/2010 01:28 pm
Ted Stevens, former US Senator from Alaska, was one of nine people on board the plane that went down in the southwest part of the 49th state.
08/10/2010 01:23 pm
Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah of Lebanon presented intercepted Israeli reconnaissance footage in a news conference aimed at bolstering his case. While skeptics abound, some of the footage included previously unreleased details.
08/10/2010 12:07 pm
South Korea on Tuesday threatened to 'deal sternly' with North Korea after Pyongyang launched an artillery barrage Monday near their disputed maritime border.
08/10/2010 10:49 am
Mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, between them, have needed $148.2 billion in bailout money since late 2008 to stay afloat. The aim is to ensure that mortgage credit remains available.
08/09/2010 05:45 pm
The International Assistance Mission, a Christian organization whose team of 10 aid workers were ambushed by the Taliban on Friday, said the killings would not chase it from the country.
08/09/2010 09:26 am
Pakistan floods have already affected as many as 12 million people and destroyed or damaged more than 600,000 homes, say Pakistani officials. That's already worse than the 2005 earthquake, but monsoon season is only half over.
08/08/2010 11:12 am
Louisiana residents are relieved that no more oil is spewing and that a 'bottom kill' to seal the well will begin soon. But they are also worried, about BP's commitment to a full cleanup and a report that most of the oil is gone.
08/07/2010 05:32 pm
The Taliban in Afghanistan are claiming responsibility for the attack on an International Assistance Mission medical team, in which 10 people died. The attack is one of the deadliest for American aid workers since the Afghanistan war began.
08/07/2010 01:30 pm