Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan admits pulling out a pistol, shouting “Allahu akbar” (God is great) and opening fire on unarmed people, killing 13 of them. All, he says, in an effort to stop them from going to
LONDON (AP) — From Hollywood to Broadway, the entertainment industry is using its star power and financial muscle to raise a storm of protest over the anti-gay legislation in Russia that is battering the image of the Winter
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The commander of the military joint task force fighting northeastern Nigeria’s Islamic uprising admits 12 soldiers and seven police officers were killed in recent attacks.
Earlier the military had said only two soldiers and
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The cornerstone of Mexico’s economy, its state-owned Pemex oil monopoly, is crumbling.
An unnoticed gas leak at its flagship Mexico City headquarters caused an explosion that collapsed three floors and killed 37 people this
CAIRO (AP) — Bahrain says it has deported a U.S. citizen teaching there over her “radical” writings on Twitter and websites as the gulf kingdom cracks down on dissent.
A statement Saturday from the Ministry of State for
NEW YORK (AP) — For years, curiosity seekers visiting the Fort Worth, Texas, grave of Lee Harvey Oswald have wondered about the simple headstone next door, marked Nick Beef.
It turns out Nick Beef is alive and living
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is not in the New York Yankees’ lineup a day after striking out three times in his Bronx debut this season.
Manager Joe Girardi says it’s just a day off for Rodriguez.
The U.S. electrical grid is a complex system of power plants, transmission lines, and local distribution networks that deliver power to homes and businesses. It comprises three major grids — Eastern, Western and Texas — which are divided
A power blackout beginning the afternoon of Aug. 14, 2003, cascaded from northeast Ohio to seven other states and parts of Canada, reaching 50 million people. Some of the immediate and long-term effects:
THE DARK SIDE: Outages
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court