France waits on US vote over Syria strikes

BEIRUT (AP) — The number of refugees fleeing Syria’s violence has surpassed the 2 million mark, the U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday, as top…

Sri Lanka criticizes UN rights chief visit

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s powerful Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa complained Tuesday that a visit of the United Nations h…

UN says Syria refugees top 2 million mark

GENEVA (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced over 2 million people out of the country and over 4 million others are displaced within its …

A win, and validation, for Henrik Stenson

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Henrik Stenson didn’t need a big trophy to prove himself that he belonged among the elite in golf. After enduring the s…