Al-Qaida in North Africa threatens to attack US diplomats
Group says the attacks are in retaliation of Americans disguising 'war on Islam' as 'war on terror'
Apple shares hit $700 for first time
Apple's stock reached $700 for the first time on Tuesday, the day after it announced that orders for its iPhone 5 topped 2 million in the first 24 hours
Romney to receive regular intelligence briefings from Obama administration
Intelligence briefings are customary for major-party presidential candidates
Delivery times rise for iPhone 5
Quick rise in delivery time for iPhone 5 suggests much stronger demand than Apple Inc. expected
Hong Kong stamps out last major 'occupy' camp
Global protest movement loses last holdout
Paul Ryan to air TV ads for House seat during vice presidential run
The backup plan: Ryan running for eighth congressional term he hopes he doesn't serve
Paul Ryan selects 'Bowhunter' as Secret Service codename
His wife, Janna, is 'Buttercup'
Dodge Ram drives increased Chrysler sales
American automaker posts strong August sales
Andy Roddick retiring after US Open
'I'll make this short and sweet: I've decided that this is going to be my last tournament,' the 2003 US Open winner said at the tournament on Thursday
Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans exactly seven years after Katrina
Isaac has pushed water over a rural levee and stranded some people in homes and cars as the storm spun into New Orleans exactly seven years after Katrina
France to begin murder investigation of Arafat's death
France to investigate claims that the former Palestinian president was poisoned
Norway shooter Anders Breivik sentenced to 10-21 years
Breivik given maximum sentence for the killing of 77 people outside Oslo and Utoya island last summer
Several wounded in shooting outside Empire State Building
City police say three or four civilians have been wounded in the Friday morning shooting and that the shooter is dead
Prosecutor: Lesbian woman lied about hate crime
Charlie Rogers of Lincoln, Nebraska told police three masked men attacked her in her home and carved anti-gay slurs in her skin
Thiel, early investors dump Facebook shares
A number of early investors in the social networking website Facebook, including PayPal founder and CEO Peter Thiel, sold millions of shares last week.
Pussy Riot members get 2 years in jail
Feminist rockers sentenced for hooliganism after criticizing Russia's President Vladmir Putin
Real-life Walter White most wanted in Tuscaloosa on meth charges
Man with same name as 'Breaking Bad' character wanted by Alabama police
7 American troops dead after helicopter crash
Taliban claims responsibility for attack
Ecuador grants asylum to Assange, defying Britain
British government refuses to allow Assange to leave Ecuador's London embassy
Four star general's lavish spending investigated
General William Ward may be demoted after investigation
Seven banks subpoenaed in LIBOR probe
New York and Connecticut attorneys general subpoena seven banks in interest rate fixing scandal
Pennsylvania judge refuses to halt state's voter ID laws
Pennsylvania judge Robert Simpson does not grant injunction against Pennsylvania's new voter ID laws, allowing them to effect before the election.
Giants' Melky Cabrera gets 50-game suspension for doping
MLB suspends outfielder after testing positive for testosterone
Yoho, Yoho a Congress run for me
Yoho upsets 12-term incumbent Cliff Stearns in Florida GOP primary
US homebuilder confidence at 5-year-high
U.S. homebuilder confidence reached a 5-year-high in August as the market for sellers has been improving a new Home Builders/Wells Fargo report stated.
Industrial production rises 0.6 percent
Report comes amid signs that manufacturing is recovering
Standard Chartered settles Iranian transaction accusations
Standard Chartered settled with New York regulators Tuesday after accusations that they hid more than $250 billion in illegal transactions with Iran.
US retail sales jump
The Commerce Department reported substantial gains in consumer goods purchases as well as a slight uptick in prices during the month of July.
MMA fighter causing 'Mayhem,' caught naked in church
Jason 'Mayhem' Miller also hosted the MTV show 'Bully Beatdown'
Suicide bombers kill 46 in Afghanistan
Three suicide bombers killed 46 people in Zaranj, Afghanistan, a provincial capital located in the country's southwest region during Ramadan.