Topic: The Associated Press
With 79 percent of the votes in the Iraq election counted, the coalition of secular challenger Iyad Allawi drew closer to the religious Shiite list of Prime Minister Maliki. The close election indicates months of negotiation before a new government is formed.
03/16/2010 07:01 pm
Of course Tiger Woods is coming back to golf. Any surprise he's making his return at the Masters?
03/16/2010 03:34 pm
Egypt TV showed President Hosni Mubarak sitting up and talking after having surgery last week. The incident had sparked speculation over whether he was too unwell to lead Egypt after nearly three decades in power.
03/16/2010 02:04 pm
A crackdown on the Russian mafia continued with at least 69 total arrests across Europe. 'We're going to find big mansions and enormous amounts of money,' a Spanish officer said.
03/16/2010 09:22 am
Tropical Cyclone Tomas slammed into island groups of Fiji's northern coast on Monday.
03/15/2010 03:27 pm
With a first-place showing over President Nicolas Sarkozy in Sunday's first round of regional French elections, France's Socialist Party is building alliances in preparation for next Sunday's runoff - and the national elections two years from now.
03/15/2010 11:10 am
President Obama will send a framework for K-12 education reform to Congress on Monday, citing concern about students' lagging performance relative to that in some other industrialized nations.
03/13/2010 11:27 am
White House 'drug czar' Gil Kerlikowske lays out his most thorough arguments yet against marijuana legalization. They help clear up confusion over White House drug policy, and can serve as talking points for parents and officials.
03/12/2010 04:53 pm
A prosecutor in Orange Country, Calif., filed a law suit against Toyota Friday to force the company to halt sales of "defective" vehicles. Foreign companies have a losing legacy in US courts.
03/12/2010 02:50 pm
February was a rough month for video game sales. One bright spot: demand for the Sony PS3 and the Microsoft Xbox 360 were up. Will PlayStation Move and Project Natal help?
03/12/2010 10:48 am