BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) — The ancient Indian religion of Jainism, a close cousin of Buddhism, has often been a hard sell in the U.S. with a strict adherence to nonviolence that forbids eating meat, encourages days of
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius is due to re-appear in a South African court on Monday charged with killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Here’s what is expected to happen next:
The 26-year-old double-amputee Olympian will be
LA LINEA DE LA CONCEPCION, Spain (AP) — Spanish fishermen in some 60 fishing boats protested on Sunday the building of an artificial reef near the disputed British territory of Gibraltar. The construction of the reef has soured
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s government has halted all state executions temporarily, just a week ahead of the planned hangings of several al-Qaida-linked militants.
Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed said Sunday that the executions were halted until Pakistani Prime Minister
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — U.N. inspectors have arrived in the Syrian capital on a mission to probe for the alleged use of chemical weapons.
The 20-member team comprising inspectors and assistants were driven in a convoy of seven
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — UN inspectors arrive in Syrian capital on mission to probe alleged use of chemical weapons.
ATLANTA (AP) — Researchers at Emory University have received a federal grant of nearly $12 million to study the HIV epidemic among women.
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota medical school is getting a $1.4 million federal grant to continue research into a… More »
GILBERTSVILLE , Pa. (AP) — The impressive collection of medals — gold, silver and bronze — award certificates, plaques and recognition mementoes cover every… More »
FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio food bank is looking for volunteers to help with rising demand for its school-year BackPack Program to… More »
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday accepted a South Korean offer for talks on reuniting families separated by war, but proposed separate talks on resuming lucrative tours to a scenic North Korean mountain in an
BEIJING (AP) — A trading frenzy that caused Chinese stock prices to swing wildly last week was caused by a design flaw in a brokerage’s computer, the market regulator said Sunday.
The avalanche of orders Friday from Everbright
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sen. Mark Pryor likes to tell voters that he always puts Arkansas first, borrowing the campaign slogan associated with his family for decades. In Wyoming, Liz Cheney bets that her famous father’s name
BEIJING (AP) — Bo Xilai, a rising Communist Party star who fell from power last year, will go on trial Thursday on corruption charges, a court announced, putting China’s new leaders on course to wrap up a festering
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state news agency says fallen political leader Bo Xilai to go on trial Thursday.