Cholera outbreak in northeast Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A cholera outbreak at a village in northeast Afghanistan has infected 1,492 people, killed a young woman and left another 100 in critical con……

Bales’ defense wants prosecutors off slayings case

SEATTLE (AP) — Lawyers for the American soldier convicted of killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids last year will push to have the entire prosecution team removed from the case before his sentencing next week. John Henry…

Syrian opposition report maps post-Assad rule

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Prominent Syrian opposition figures are presenting a plan for a political transition should President Bashar Assad’s government fall. The report by about 300 activists, including military leaders and members of the main opposition group,…

Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ transport idea has sci-fi feel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The concept sounds like something from the comic books that billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk read religiously as a boy: a capsule that speeds along as fast as sound, carrying people between major cities, never…

Passenger gives birth on Royal Air Maroc flight

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A passenger on a Royal Air Maroc flight from Casablanca, Morocco, to Bologna, Italy, gave birth to a boy mid-air. The official Moroccan news agency MAP says that the 39-year-old woman went into labor…

Cholera outbreak in northeast Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A cholera outbreak at a village in northeast Afghanistan has infected 1,492 people, killed a young woman and left another 100 in critical condition, a provincial official said Tuesday. Abdul Marouf Rasekh, a spokesman…

Boss: Manning wasn’t too mentally unstable to work

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning are pinpointing his supervisors’ failure to take actions that could have prevented him from disclosing classified information through WikiLeaks. The witness lineup for the sentencing hearing Tuesday…

India, Pakistan trade more accusations of firings

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India and Pakistan have again accused each other of firing across the rivals’ disputed Kashmir border, the latest in a series of allegations of cross-border attacks made by both sides. An Indian army commander…
Brett Anderson, wearing a shirt featuring a photo of his daughter, Hannah, makes a statement regarding her kidnapping and rescue at a news conference Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

California teen is home after harrowing rescue

A 16-year-old girl who was rescued during an FBI shootout with her captor in the Idaho wilderness is resting at home with family and friends to begin what her father says will be a slow recovery.…

Thai police seek to monitor chat app for crimes

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have asked the operator of the popular “Line” instant messaging app for access to records of online chats, raising concerns about intrusive surveillance despite promising only suspected criminals would be targeted. Technology Crime…

BC-WEA–Global Weather-Fahrenheit, WEA

NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0800 GMT: ;MIN;MAX;COND;PRECIP;MIN;MAX;COND;MIN;MAX;COND…

Fox killed in Prince George sent for rabies tests

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (AP) — Prince George County animal control officials say a red fox is being tested for rabies after it attacked two people. Police were called Sunday……

Voters mad about NSA spying face uphill battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charlotte Scot isn’t one to take things lying down — like the time President George W. Bush was re-elected and she moved to Canada in protest. So when the 66-year-old artist from Old Lyme, Conn.,…

Brazil demands clarifications on NSA surveillance

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will seek to allay the concerns of Brazil’s top leaders about U.S. surveillance in their country while highlighting the expanding relationship the U.S. is nurturing with the economic powerhouse…