Venezuela's vice president arrived in Cuba early Saturday to visit President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from a recent cancer surgery, a Cuban state newspaper reported.
Saturday's World Cup downhill race in Bormio ended in a thrilling dead heat as Aksel Lund Svindal extended his overall lead despite narrowly missing out on a three-way share of victory.
The cricket world is mourning the passing of former England captain Tony Greig, a larger than life character who helped revolutionize the sport in the late 1970s before becoming a high-profile commentator.
A woman wanted in connection with the death of a man shoved in front of a subway train this week is in custody, New York police said Saturday.
A Connecticut lawyer is requesting permission to sue the state over the Sandy Hook school shooting, saying his 6-year-old client was left with emotional and psychological trauma because authorities failed to make a safe setting at the school.
A chorus of whoops and cheers greeted Steven Bridges and Michael Snell as they exited City Hall in Portland, Maine, early Saturday as the first same-sex couple to wed under a new law.
Jean S. Harris, the headmistress whose trial for the murder of the "Scarsdale Diet" doctor captured the nation's attention with its details of sex and infidelity, has died, her son said.
Another wave of winter weather -- this time smaller -- will dump more inches of snow Saturday in the East Coast, forecasters said.
A Nigerian immigrant's dream came true when President Barack Obama signed into law a rare private bill granting him permanent residency. Victor Chukwueke, who lives in Michigan on an expired visa, came to the United States 11 years ago to undergo treatment for massive tumors.
The Senate's top Democrat and Republican are working this weekend to forge a compromise to prevent the country from going over the fiscal cliff, the combination of sweeping spending cuts and widespread tax increases that will otherwise take effect in days
President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri ratcheted up the pressure on the other over the fiscal cliff negotiations in their weekly addresses on Saturday.
President Barack Obama will make his first Sunday show appearance in more than three years this week, as he and congressional leaders are down to the wire on reaching a deal to avert the fiscal cliff.
Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, will not contest the charge that he was driving under the influence early last Sunday at his January court appearance, his spokeswoman said.
Can the stock market shake off yet another punt by Congress? It just might.