BAGHDAD (AP) — More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in July, the highest monthly death toll in five years, the U.N. said Thursday, a grim figure that shows rapidly deteriorating security as sectarian tensions soar nearly
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A $60 million research ship funded by a Google executive was scheduled to set sail from San Francisco on Thursday, on its way to study a “dead zone” in the Pacific Ocean and other
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — One person was killed Thursday and about 15 were wounded when Sri Lanka’s military shot at a protest demanding clean drinking water.
At least 4,000 protesters had gathered in Weliweriya, some 12 miles
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses and Nigeria’s military say Islamic extremists killed eight people in an attack targeting teachers and Muslim clerics.
The military spokesman warned Thursday the Boko Haram terrorist network plans more “massive attacks” aimed at
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mother of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl recovering from two double lung transplants says the girl will soon move out of intensive care.
Janet Murnaghan (MUR’-nuh-han) wrote on her Facebook page Tuesday that her daughter
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The nation’s most active death penalty state is running out of its execution drug.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said Thursday that its remaining supply of pentobarbital expires in September and that no
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Andre Braugher has had two decades of acclaim for his serious TV roles, ranging from “Homicide” to “Last Resort.”
Now he’s playing it for laughs on the new Fox cop comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”
AL-SIRA, Israel (AP) — Khalil Alamour’s comfortable house in the Bedouin village of al-Sira boasts many things: a well-tended garden, a clutch of chickens, a complex home-built water system. There’s also a government demolition order pasted to the
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean prosecutor has ended a probe of possible responsibility for the mine collapse that trapped 33 men for more than two months in 2010, and the rescued miners expressed anger at the decision
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Rapp has joined “If/Then,” the new musical led by Idina Menzel from the creative team behind “Next to Normal.”
Previews begin March 4 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Opening night is set for