The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held suburb of
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela has spent a first night at his Johannesburg home since the former South African president left a hospital after nearly three months of treatment there.
There were no official updates Monday on the
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Favorable weather is helping crews make advances against a wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park, a wild land blaze that has expanded to become the fourth-largest in modern California history,
TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — A plane carrying 12 people, including team members of a project about famed author J.D. Salinger, landed hard at Telluride airport after its landing gear collapsed, but officials said no one was injured.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shane Salerno’s phone never stops ringing.
Known until now as a screenwriter for “Armageddon” and “Savages,” working by day on a sequel to “Avatar,” he has taken on a surprising and news-making identity: the
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University is giving its highest alumni award to soul musician Booker T. Jones and former U.S. Secretary of Education Roderick Paige.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Schlanger Abrahamson also will receive IU’s
TOKYO (AP) — Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum was in a remote Japanese fishing village Monday to protest against its annual dolphin hunt.
Sorum, who now leads his own group, is the latest celebrity to join
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court spokesman for Cambodia’s U.N.-supported Khmer Rouge tribunal says nearly 200 of its staffers have gone on strike to demand wages that are several months overdue.
Spokesman Neth Pheakra says the majority
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott’s description of the Syrian civil war as “baddies versus baddies” has triggered an election furor and raised questions about his foreign policy abilities should he be elected prime minister.
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese president visits Central Asia this week amid concerns that a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan could mean a destabilizing exodus of foreign radical fighters from the war zone to homelands closer to China’s