AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Sunni extremists blew up a Shiite mosque in a village in eastern Syria stormed by rebels earlier this week, another sign of the growing sectarian hatred in the country’s civil war, activists said Sunday.
ROME (AP) — Thirty-eight countries have beaten a U.N.-imposed deadline of 2015 to cut in half the proportion of hungry people.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization on Saturday recognized the 38 countries and urged those still working
West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice made his fortune in coal and agriculture, and he is revered in his home state as the man who rescued the historic Greenbrier resort from bankruptcy.
Worth an estimated $1.7 billion, Justice is
ON LAKE MICHIGAN NEAR POVERTY ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — In a remote part of northern Lake Michigan, divers have started looking at an underwater pit, hoping to find the resting place of the Griffin, a ship commanded by
At least 24 men convicted or arrested based largely on murky bite-mark evidence have been exonerated by DNA testing, had charges dropped or otherwise been proved not guilty. Many spent more than a decade in prison, and one
HARLAN, Iowa (AP) — An 89-year-old man has died in a house fire in the western Iowa city of Harlan.
KJAN radio reports (http://bit.ly/15QzO0v… More »
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s official news agency says a hardline Muslim cleric has received an 11-year suspended sentence for tearing up and burning a Bible.
The Middle East News Agency says Cairo’s Nasr City court sentenced Ahmed Abdullah,
At least 24 men convicted or charged with murder or rape based on bite marks on the flesh of victims have been exonerated since 2000, many after spending more than a decade in prison. Now a judge’s ruling
BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in more than 20 years, the July 4 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will not be televised nationally.
The Boston Globe reports (http://b.globe.com/12OrqO8 ) that CBS declined to renew a contract with
WASHINGTON (AP) — Current and former top U.S. officials are supporting the government’s collection of phone and Internet data following new revelations about the secret surveillance programs aimed at disrupting terrorist plots.
In interviews on Sunday news programs,