Posted: 07/01/2009 - Sao Paulo state officials have launched what they say is Latin America's first passenger bus with an electric engine powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - President Evo Morales on Wednesday accused Barack Obama of lying by pledging to change America's historically heavy-handed relationship with Latin America and then halting $25 million in annual trade benefits for Bolivia.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - Bermuda police announced Wednesday that they are investigating the Emerald Financial Group, an offshore investment firm in the wealthy British territory.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - A bullet-scarred farmhouse where the fugitive leader of a militant Puerto Rican nationalist group was killed in a shootout with FBI agents is a historical site deserving preservation, a mayor in this U.S. territory said Wednesday.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - The lone survivor of a Yemeni jetliner crash, who clung to wreckage for 13 hours before being rescued, lay in a hospital bed with a broken collarbone Wednesday, asking for little - except for a chance to see her mother.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - Former world boxing great and Managua Mayor Alexis Arguello was found dead at his home Wednesday, prompting three days of official mourning for a rising star of the Sandinista party who once bitterly opposed the leftist movement.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - Argentina swore in a new health minister on Wednesday as the spreading swine flu epidemic prompted schools nationwide to give students an early vacation and one province to declare a public health emergency.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - Despite a fractured collarbone, a teenage girl clung to the wreckage of a plane for more than 13 hours before rescuers found her floating in the Indian Ocean, authorities said Wednesday. She is the only known survivor of the crash.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami is calling the outcome of disputed elections a "velvet coup" against democracy.
Posted: 07/01/2009 - A North Korean ship monitored for more than a week by the U.S. Navy has changed course and is heading back the way it came, U.S. officials said, as Pyongyang warned Wednesday it will take military action if anyone attempts to search its vessels.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - A former CIA agent on trial for the alleged kidnapping of a Muslim cleric and terror suspect in Milan acknowledged in an interview published Tuesday that he had a role in the operation but insisted he was only following orders.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - Mexican police on Tuesday found the remains of six people tortured and shot to death in a western state that is a focus of the government's war against drug cartels.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - Three international organizations canceled $1.2 billion of Haiti's debt Tuesday, freeing up millions of dollars each year for the deeply impoverished Caribbean nation that is beset by humanitarian crises.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - The decision on who will become North Korea's next leader may not be final despite reports that Kim Jong Il has tapped his youngest son to succeed him, South Korea's defense chief said.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - The interim president of Honduras vowed Tuesday not to resign the post he took over following a military coup and claimed that only an armed invasion would restore his ousted predecessor to power.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - The regime that ousted Manuel Zelaya in Honduras claimed Tuesday that the deposed president allowed tons of cocaine to be flown into the Central American country on its way to the United States.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - Briton Ben Southall said he'll miss his mom's Sunday roast as he began what's been dubbed the "Best Job in the World" - a six-month contract to serve as caretaker of a tropical Australian island.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - Oil prices rose above $70 a barrel Wednesday in Asia as a drop in U.S. crude inventories suggested demand may be picking up.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - Most roulette wheels are grinding to a halt in Russia. The Kremlin is trying to rein in an industry seen as a breeding ground for corruption and organized crime. The government has ordered the closure of all casinos and gambling halls Wednesday.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - Honduras' ousted president won overwhelming international support Tuesday as he planned a high-profile return to his chaotic country. The politicians who sent soldiers to fly him into exile in his pajamas said he will be arrested for treason if he tries.
Posted: 06/30/2009 - Iraqi police say a car bomb has exploded in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens.
Updated: 06/30/2009 - Reports that a 5-year-old boy survived a jetliner crash in the Indian Ocean are now in question.
Posted: 06/29/2009 - More than 750,000 Michael Jackson fans can get full refunds for the pop star's canceled 50-night "This is It" concert extravaganza - or opt to receive souvenir tickets instead, the promoters announced Monday.
Posted: 06/29/2009 - Honduran troops detained seven international journalists covering the aftermath of a military coup Monday, freeing them unhurt a short time later. The government also took at least two television stations off the air and interrupted the broadcasts of others.