GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. committee says Australia has violated the human rights of 46 refugees from Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Kuwait by holding them in detention for more than two years and refusing to provide them with
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilians were outraged when they learned their country was a top target of the U.S. National Security Agency’s overseas spying operation, with data from billions of calls and emails swept up in Washington’s
NEW YORK (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki stood near first base after lining a single for his 4,000th hit, hugging his teammates one by one, basking in the resounding cheers of an adoring Yankee Stadium crowd.
In that moment
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WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a good thing Richard Nixon was such a klutz.
The president’s ineptness at all things mechanical is what prompted his aides to install a voice-activated recording system that didn’t require Nixon to push an
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is sending only a single piece of evidence to the jury room when deliberations likely start Thursday about whether he is guilty of the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It was the kickoff of a “Stop Amnesty Tour” organized by the Tea Party Patriots and other groups. But the crowd was so sparse that immigrant advocates were soon gleefully circulating photos of the
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is launching a two-day bus tour Thursday through New York and Pennsylvania to promote proposals for making college more affordable, a goal he has cast as “a personal mission.”
While the details
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has given up more of its surveillance secrets, acknowledging that it was ordered to stop scooping up thousands of Internet communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism — a practice it
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Emin Akhmedbekov feared persecution for his numerous lawsuits against Azerbaijan. So the former police officer took his wife, three children and elderly mother and fled to Ukraine, hoping to find refuge in one of