BEIJING (AP) — Astronauts struck floating martial arts poses, twirled gyroscopes and manipulated wobbling globes of water during a lecture Thursday from China’s orbiting space station that’s part of efforts to popularize the space program among young people.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools and banned open burning
BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida’s Iraq arm is gathering strength in the restive northern city of Mosul, ramping up its fundraising through gangland-style shakedowns and feeding off anti-government anger as it increasingly carries out attacks with impunity, according to
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man found guilty in a murder trial that hinged on a paralyzed victim blinking his eyes to identify his shooter is scheduled to be sentenced.
A jury last month convicted Ricardo Woods, 35,
NEW YORK (AP) — An 89-year-old heir could end up in prison after a court date on his 11th-hour bid for a new trial in a case that shook New York society.
Anthony Marshall is due in a
CLEVELAND (AP) — The first of four suspects is due in federal court in a forced labor case alleging an Ohio woman was held captive with her child, threatened and made to do housework.
A spokesman for the
NEW YORK (AP) — James Gandolfini would have hated all this fuss.
He was an actor who shrank from attention for anything but the roles he brought to life. No false modesty. He simply did his best to
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi state TV says voters have begun casting ballots in two Sunni-dominated provinces amid tight security aimed at thwarting insurgent attempts to disrupt the elections.
The balloting comes amid rising sectarian tensions and deteriorating security
As mobster Tony Soprano, James Gandolfini had the kind of role that reached the very heights of popular culture — a character so famous we end up quoting him, comparing real-life people to him and knowing more about
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