NEW YORK (AP) — New York is a safer, less fearful place than it was in 1990, when murders hit an all-time high, race relations were raw and the city felt under siege from drug dealers and gangs
ISLA NEGRA, Chile (AP) — The body of Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda is being exhumed this weekend in an effort to clear up four decades of suspicion about how he died in the days after Chile’s military coup.
In the cold, barren hills of Korea more than 60 years ago, two teary-eyed soldiers stood in a prisoner of war camp where their chaplain lay dying.
The Rev. Emil Kapaun was weak, his body wracked by pneumonia
CHICAGO (AP) — It’s Friday night in a dangerous Chicago neighborhood, and a steady stream of teenagers slip inside the gym at Kennicott Park.
Peorrie Celestine is among the first on the basketball court, and his father, Pierre,
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the investigation of a police officer who was killed by a murder suspect in an interrogation room says the shooting was recorded on video.
The person spoke to The
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Troy James Knapp was dodging authorities, again.
The fugitive with a fondness for whiskey and a dislike of living near people had been wanted for a string of break-ins for years at cabins
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s animated campaign ahead of its April 14 presidential election has seen its share of shake-your-head remarks by both candidates: Interim President Nicolas Maduro of the ruling party, and opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. Here’s
CAIRO (AP) — A Cairo court turned down on Saturday a lawsuit filed by an Islamist lawyer demanding that a popular Egyptian satirist’s TV show be banned for allegedly insulting the president and containing excessive sexual innuendo.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The influential Serbian Orthodox Church has appealed against a deal with Kosovo Albanians that would pave the way for Serbia’s EU membership.
The EU has given Serbia until Tuesday to say whether it would
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Six American troops and civilians and an Afghan doctor were killed in attacks on Saturday in southern and eastern Afghanistan as the U.S. military’s top officer began a weekend visit to the country, officials
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian government airstrike on a heavily contested neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo killed at least five people Saturday, while several mortar rounds slammed into a residential district in Damascus, leaving at least
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Saturday, his third trip to the region in two weeks, in a fresh bid to unlock long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Istanbul was the first
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting bipartisan criticism, President Barack Obama conceded Saturday his proposed budget is not his “ideal plan” but said it offers “tough reforms” to the nation’s benefit programs while closing loopholes for the wealthy, a mix
BAGHDAD (AP) — A member of an Iraq Shiite militant group was killed in Syria, an official with the group said Saturday, highlighting how the increasingly sectarian conflict there is drawing in its fragile neighbors that already experience
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday named a Spanish Franciscan to be the No. 2 at the Vatican’s office for religious orders, his first appointment to the Vatican bureaucracy badly in need of a shakeup.
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic’s self-appointed leader says he’s created a new council that now will choose a president to lead the country until elections can be held.
Michel Djotodia, whose fighters moved into
CAIRO (AP) — Clashes between Egyptian Muslims and Christians erupted early Saturday in a town near Cairo, leaving at least five people dead, security officials said.
Investigators said they are waiting for autopsy reports to confirm how the
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a full year of fruitless job hunting, Natasha Baebler just gave up.
She’d already abandoned hope of getting work in her field, counseling the disabled. But she couldn’t land anything else, either — not
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York state assemblyman is vowing to fight charges that he accepted $20,000 in bribes.
Bronx Democrat Eric Stevenson tells the New York Daily News (http://nydn.us/Zee5WB ) in an interview published Saturday that
WASHINGTON (AP) — This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. And this may be the week when a bipartisan group of senators makes public details