ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AP) — The case of three former U.S. Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus toga party has renewed calls for academy leaders to face tough accountability as the
The terrorists who took control of a Nairobi mall and held off Kenyan security forces for four days have been defeated after killing at least 67 civilians and government troops, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Tuesday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo is expecting an addition — another elephant.
Zoo officials on Tuesday announced that the zoo’s 24-year-old… More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Even though the weapon used to carry out last week’s Washington Navy Yard bloodshed was bought in Virginia, Gov. Bob… More »
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The U.N. says Peru has reversed seven years of continuous growth of coca cultivation even though it now surpasses Colombia as top producer of the crop, which is the basis of cocaine.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed government on Tuesday signaled it was in no rush to dismantle the Muslim Brotherhood, preferring to wait for a ruling outlawing the ousted president’s group to be upheld by a higher tribunal.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A 99-year-old Iowa woman who dropped out of a high school more than 80 years ago despite needing only one credit to graduate has finally received her diploma.
Audrey Crabtree, of Cedar Falls, smiled
KEAMS CANYON, Ariz. (AP) — One federal agency is penalizing another for water quality violations on the Hopi Reservation in northeastern Arizona.
The Environmental… More »
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen on Tuesday tried to take over a small Sunni town in Iraq’s west, sparking battles that left 11 people including six attackers dead, said an official.
The assault on Ana, some 330 kilometers (200
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — The Italian captain whose cruise ship wrecked off the Tuscan coast is getting some support during his trial from an unexpected corner: representatives of the tragedy’s many victims.
Capt. Francesco Schettino, who faces 20
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that immigration officials wrongly denied U.S. citizenship to a man who spent more than two decades trying to prove he was an American.
The case revealed a 1978
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 42-year-old Salt Lake City man faces a terrorism threat charge after police say he plotted a mass shooting at the City Creek Center mall.
Jail records show Jack Harry Stiles was booked
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama is praising Lebanon’s generosity in welcoming refugees fleeing the crisis in Syria.
Obama met with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman (su-LAY’-mahn) Tuesday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. The
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Brazil’s president delivered a stinging rebuke Tuesday to the United States over its surveillance program that has swept up data from billions of telephone calls and emails that have passed through Brazil —including her
HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — Israeli settlers on Tuesday pitched a Sukkah, or makeshift hut marking a Jewish harvest festival, outside a contested house in the West Bank city of Hebron in a new claim to ownership.