UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The new head of the U.N. agency promoting women’s rights says there is “a definite backlash” against equality for women despite some significant progress, pointing to an upsurge in violence against women and the
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — At Los Alamos National Laboratory, a seven-year, $213 million upgrade to the security system that protects the lab’s most sensitive nuclear bomb-making facilities doesn’t work. Those same facilities, which sit atop a fault
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One picture-perfect pass started the New England Patriots toward an ugly win.
Tom Brady threw a 39-yard touchdown to a wide-open Aaron Dobson on the game’s first series before both offenses played as sloppily
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health plans to offer free blood tests for lead poisoning to hundreds of… More »
BALTIMORE (AP) — The injuries keep mounting for the New York Yankees.
So do the victories.
Brendan Ryan scored the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning on a wild pitch by Jim Johnson, and New York defeated the
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has redefined the way we communicate, get news and share tidbits of our lives. It has even been credited with starting a revolution or two. The company, based in San Francisco, announced Thursday
NEW YORK (AP) — Nicole Kidman says she was shaken up after being knocked down by a bicyclist on a city sidewalk.
Kidman appeared on the red carpet Thursday night celebrating Francisco Costa’s 10th anniversary as the women’s
Three decades after the United States started destroying its own chemical weapons, the nation’s stockpile stands at more than 3,000 tons — about three times what the U.S. now says Syrian President Bashar Assad controls.
The specialized WPD unit is helping dozens of homeless start a new life.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay rookie Wil Myers knew the slumping Rays badly needed a victory and he came through with a late big hit.
Myers had a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and the
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Freshman backup quarterback Davis Webb threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Bradley Marquez with 3:48 remaining to lead Texas Tech to a 20-10 victory over No. 24 TCU on Thursday night.
The score came
Taliban militants staged a suicide car bombing and then engaged in a gunfight with security forces near the American consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat early Friday.
TORONTO (AP) — A former Canadian prime minister said Thursday the real story of how a former Canadian ambassador protected Americans during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis is a “better story” than Ben Affleck’s Oscar-winning picture “Argo.”
BEIJING (AP) — The iPhone’s magic as China’s must-have smartphone is eroding.
Last year, eager buyers in Beijing waited overnight in freezing weather to buy the iPhone 4S. Pressure to get it — and the profit to be
Car bomb attack in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan governor says militants have detonated a car bomb around 60 meters away from a U.S. diplomatic outpost in the western city of Herat, wounding seven civilians.