BEIRUT (AP) — Pro-government gunmen killed seven members of a local Syrian reconciliation group near the central city of Homs, activists said Tuesday, as troops shot dead nine people including a child at a checkpoint in a suburb
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — NASA aborted a spacewalk at the International Space Station on Tuesday because of a dangerous water leak in an astronaut’s helmet that drenched his eyes, nose and mouth.
“It’s a lot of water,”
MOSCOW (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Tuesday submitted a request for temporary asylum in Russia, his lawyer said.
Anatoly Kucherena, a lawyer who is a member of the Public Chamber, a Kremlin advisory body,
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two space station astronauts are picking up where they left off last week outside their orbiting home.
American Christopher Cassidy and Italian Luca Parmitano ventured out of the International Space Station on Tuesday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Filibusters let minority parties tie the Senate in knots and send majority parties through the roof with frustration. But they seldom involve exhausted senators speaking endlessly on the chamber’s floor.
Instead, filibusters, taken from a
WASHINGTON (AP) — The threat by majority Democrats to change Senate rules to make confirmation easier for some nominees could open up two cans of worms that could weaken the chamber’s minority party for years to come.
ROME (AP) — Italy’s Senate vice president rejected calls for his resignation Tuesday for making a racist slur against Italy’s first black Cabinet minister, saying he was sorry and would send her a bouquet of flowers.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are moving higher on strength in the financial sector.
Volume is light for the second consecutive day, however, with markets awaiting testimony from the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve on
OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — The case against former Ottumwa Transit Authority director Pam Ward has been dismissed.
The Ottumwa Courier reports (http://bit.ly/12CTmT1) the federal… More »
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A top Indian official says more than 5,700 people missing since last month’s devastating floods that ravaged northern India are now presumed dead.
Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said Tuesday that the Uttarakhand state government