WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department’s special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the Guantanamo
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the era of ultra-low interest rates nearing an end?
That’s the question — and the fear — Chairman Ben Bernanke will face this week when he takes questions after a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
“They say, ‘Mr. prime minister, you are too harsh,’ and some (call me) ‘dictator’… What kind of a dictator meets with people who occupy Gezi Park as well as the sincere environmentalists?” Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan,
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say a car bomb attack targeting a checkpoint near a military airport in the capital has killed or wounded more than 20 soldiers.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday there
TEKANI, Bangladesh (AP) — Moushumi’s family now has one of the largest homes in their village — two bedrooms plus a living area with walls made of sturdy brick. Her father and brother will soon have a small
UNDATED (AP) — The latest effort by a Boston hospital underscores a growing willingness to do transplant surgery to enhance lives, not just save them.
Boston Children’s Hospital is starting the world’s first hand transplant program for children,
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration, trying to avoid getting drawn deeper into Syria’s civil war, has pointed to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 as a symbol of what can go wrong when America’s military wades
NEW YORK (AP) — An 89-year-old heir to a famous fortune is hoping to stay out of a New York prison.
Anthony Marshall had been due to surrender Monday to serve one to three years. He was convicted
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Criminals caught in one pocket of northeast Ohio are likely headed for public embarrassment at the hands of a small-town police chief and his many Facebook fans.
Chief David Oliver has embraced his Brimfield