Senior Cabinet officials labored to convince Congress that Bashar Assad’s government must be punished for a suspected chemical weapons attack the administration blames for more than 1,000 dead.
“I just want to meet my friend Kim, the marshal, and start a basketball league over there or something like that,” Rodman told reporters Tuesday.
BEIJING (AP) — Basketball star Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea for the second time this year for what he says is a friendly visit to his friend, the communist nation’s leader, Kim Jong Un.
The 64-year-old stepped ashore in Key West on Monday, about 53 hours after she began her swim in Havana on Saturday.
The ousted Islamist president will go to trial on charges of inciting the killing of opponents protesting outside his palace while he was in office.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai police say an Uzbek woman involved in a paternity dispute is in custody after a 13-hour standoff in a government building where she threatened to detonate what she claimed was an
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Australia is offering moral support for a U.S. military strike in Syria while New Zealand says it needs more information after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry personally called each country’s foreign minister.
Veteran British broadcaster David Frost set a milestone in TV history when he drew extraordinary admissions from disgraced former President Richard Nixon in 1977. The Associated Press takes a look at other Frost interviews that captured international attention.
Veteran broadcaster David Frost, who won fame around the world for his interview with former President Richard Nixon, died Saturday while on a cruise for a speaking engagement.
President Barack Obama announced Saturday he will seek congressional approval before launching any military action meant to punish Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons in an attack that killed hundreds.
One in every 25 men in Portland have solicited prostitutes online, according to a study by Arizona State University.
BEIJING (AP) — Environmental regulators have taken the unusual step of blocking China’s two biggest oil producers from expanding their refining capacity after they failed to meet targets for reducing pollution.
The penalties for PetroChina and Sinopec are
Japan’s nuclear regulator on Wednesday upgraded the rating of a leak of radiation-contaminated water at its tsunami-wrecked nuclear plant to a “serious incident” on an international scale.
U.S. officials said growing intelligence pointed strongly toward Bashar Assad’s government as the culprit in the chemical attack in Damascus last week that activists say killed hundreds of people.
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Thursday after the Federal Reserve made it known that its top officials were leaning toward phasing out its massive stimulus program.
The Fed released minutes of its July policy meeting Wednesday
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s tourism board said Tuesday that it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup.
The request came just days after a study showed that room
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have bypassed professional photographers and chosen family snapshots for the first official images of their new son, Prince George.
Royal officials on Tuesday released photos of Kate holding
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai’s labor union said 46,000 workers will stage a four-hour strike over two days this week as the union increases pressure on the automaker for higher wages and benefits.
Union spokesman Kwon Oh-il
The sentencing of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales — a father of two from Lake Tapps, Wash. — begins on Tuesday with the selection of a military jury.
BERLIN (AP) — A man took several people hostage at the city hall in the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt on Monday, police said.
It wasn’t clear what weapons the man might have or what he wanted, police spokesman