Iowa Gov. appoints interim chief of staff

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has named his legal counsel to serve as interim chief of staff. Branstad says Wednesday that Bre…

Timeline of key events in Syrian uprising

A timeline of some key events in the Syrian uprising: —March 15, 2011 — Activists call for a “Day of Rage” across Syria, inspired by other p…