Tropical Storm Karen was poised to become the first named storm to hit the U.S. during what had been a relatively quiet hurricane season.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Making “The Hobbit” movie trilogy has cost more than half a billion dollars so far, double the amount spent on “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy.
That figure includes the major shoots with
The mother of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase that began when she tried to breach a barrier at the White House said her daughter suffered from post-partum depression.
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — The million-dollar Florida home of a murdered lottery winner has been stripped from his convicted killer and returned to his estate.
The Ledger of Lakeland (http://bit.ly/15PKZSb ) reports Friday that Circuit Judge J. Dale
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Everyone in Bulumulyo village knew the mass grave was there, but no one dared to visit.
Relatives of accused communists slaughtered there nearly a half-century ago thought it was safer to forget since the
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians are still chanting “Death to America” and burning the U.S. flag after weekly prayers in Tehran, despite their new president’s outreach to the West.
The customary chants after Friday prayers in Tehran reflect
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NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to breach a barrier at the White House said her daughter was suffering from post-partum depression.
Authorities said the
LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Halloween has run aground early at one northern Ohio home where a pirate ship jutting out from one side of the building has passing drivers doing double-takes and stopping to snap photos.
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian security official says gunmen have attacked an army convoy east of Cairo, killing two soldiers.
The official says attackers opened fire at the convoy of mostly military trucks towing tanks and other armored
MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow regional court has upheld a lawsuit filed by a prominent cosmonaut against the Russian space training center complaining about wages.
Col. Sergei Volkov, who has logged 199 days in space, was contesting a
BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama has called off a trip to Asia just as China’s president is being feted in regional capitals ahead of summits where the U.S. no-show will give China a chance to shine and
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In a story Oct. 3 about funds being raised to preserve the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amounts in U.S. dollars instead of euros.
The target amount is 120 million euros,
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s northern Kano state is starting to vaccinate 3 million children against polio and measles with tight security because of fears of attack by Islamic extremists.
Militants staging an Islamic uprising in northeastern Nigeria
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said it’s still too early to say whether he’ll run for re-election next year, but that he would refrain from seeking a third term — if he feels that’s what most