MOSCOW (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s attempts to seek refuge outside the United States hit hurdles Tuesday, after Russian media reported he canceled his asylum bid in Russia and several European countries said such applications wouldn’t be
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — F.W. de Klerk, the last leader of South Africa’s apartheid era and a co-recipient of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela, has suffered dizziness and will be fitted with a pacemaker to help
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Indonesia’s Aceh province on Tuesday, damaging houses and injuring at least five people.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A prominent former Las Vegas doctor and endoscopy clinic owner was convicted Monday of all 27 criminal charges against him — including second-degree murder — in a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak that officials called
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Japan is opening its defense of the country’s controversial whaling program in the seas around Antarctica during hearings at the United Nations’ highest court.
Based on their written pleadings, lawyers for Tokyo are
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California judge has ruled that it’s a real stretch to suggest yoga is always religious.
Superior Court Judge John S. Meyer rejected the pleas of parents from a San Diego County school district
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama had a simple answer to European outrage over new allegations that his country spies on its allies: The Europeans do it too.
Obama said Monday during his trip to Africa that
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The mayor called the case “stupid” and a jury swiftly said it shouldn’t stick, taking the eraser to vandalism charges for a man who wrote anti-bank slogans on San Diego sidewalks.
A Superior Court
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging embattled Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (MOHR’-see) to respond to concerns being voiced by throngs of protesters seeking his removal from office.
The White House confirmed in a
WASHINGTON (AP) — College students’ interest rates are at the mercy of Congress.
The interest rates on subsidized Stafford loans doubled from 3.4 percent Monday and could stay doubled unless Congress fulfills its pledge to restore lower rates