GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — Authorities have given the final go-ahead for a daring attempt Monday to pull upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner from the waters off Tuscany, a make-or-break engineering feat that has never before
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary Beth Tinker was just 13 when she spoke out against the Vietnam War by wearing a black armband to her Iowa school in 1965. When the school suspended her, she took her free speech
BEIRUT (AP) — A high-ranking Syrian official on Sunday welcomed the U.S.-Russian agreement to secure and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal, calling it a “victory” for Damascus.
The comments from Minister of National Reconciliation Ali Haidar to a
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, President Barack Obama says the Republican focus on budget tightening could widen income disparities in the nation even as the economy climbs out of a debilitating
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Nerlande Antoine, 24, and Bebe Lubin, 21, were already living in an orphanage in Port-au-Prince when the 7.0 magnitude earthquake… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration’s approach to Syria’s chemical weapons should show Iran that there’s the potential for diplomatic solutions to arms standoffs.
But he says Iran shouldn’t assume that his preference for diplomacy
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The office of Malawi’s president says the country’s budget director was shot and severely wounded Friday in an attack that appears to be related to his efforts to fight official corruption.
President Joyce Banda’s
LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary William Hague will meet his Iranian counterpart in New York later this month, in what the British government calls “a positive step” toward restoring full diplomatic ties between the two countries.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A news agency in Iran reports that Iran and United Nations have signed an agreement about providing humanitarian assistance in the Middle East, including Syria.
A report Sunday by the semi-official ISNA news agency
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s deputy prime minister says he will try to block any attempt to make foreign visitors routinely pay a security deposit to come to the U.K., an idea that has spurred outrage in countries such
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders expressed cautious hope Sunday about a U.S.-Russia agreement that would require Syria to identify and eliminate its chemical weapons by mid-2014, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the region to
BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say Shiite-dominated cities in central and southern Iraq have been hit with yet another new wave of insurgent attacks that have killed at least 35 people.
Today’s attacks, mostly car bombs, continue a surge
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — House Party at Bucknell University was a springtime rite of passage for decades of students, a weekend of live outdoor… More »
ISTANBUL (AP) — In a story Sept. 11 about Turkish protests, The Associated Press reported erroneously that demonstrator Ahmet Atakan, died on a Sunday. Atakan took part in a protest on the night of Monday, Sept. 9. He
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah doctors and hospitals will soon begin using an assessment that can help predict a person’s risk of suicide.… More »