WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty years after the U.S. military’s “Black Hawk Down” disaster, the Obama administration is slowly stepping up relations with Somalia even though security requires American officials to be sheltered behind blast walls and unable to
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian culture ministry has fired the director general of the famed Bolshoi Theater that has been mired in scandal since an acid attack on its artistic director.
Minister Vladimir Medinsky said Tuesday that Anatoly
JERUSALEM (AP) — A one-woman play about an American activist who was crushed to death by an Israeli military bulldozer in Gaza is being performed for Hebrew-speaking audiences for the first time. Producers hope the show will force
WASHINGTON (AP) — From surveillance to sensitive criminal investigations, the Obama administration’s nominee to become the next FBI director, James Comey, would be stepping into the job at a critical time for the bureau and its 13,000 agents.
BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say two passenger buses plunged into a fast-flowing river when a bridge collapsed after two days of heavy rain in a mountainous part of China.
An unknown number of other vehicles and pedestrians were
WASHINGTON (AP) — The crash landing of a South Korean airliner in San Francisco has revived concerns that airline pilots get so little opportunity these days to fly without the aid of sophisticated automation that their stick-and-rudder skills
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal oversight board directed by President Barack Obama to scrutinize the government’s secret surveillance system is hearing from civil liberties activists, a retired federal judge and a former Bush administration lawyer in the board’s
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law may get a break from tobacco-use penalties that could have made their premiums unaffordable.
The Obama administration — in yet
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Even as he announced he wasn’t running for governor again, Rick Perry implored Texans not to rock the political boat too much in choosing a successor.
Although he stopped short of endorsing his Republican
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Jury selection is set to start Tuesday in the long-awaited murder trial of the Army psychiatrist accused of opening fire with a semi-automatic gun at Fort Hood nearly four years ago, although some