Syrian troops advance in central city

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government troops gained ground in clashes Friday in two rebel-held neighborhoods in the central city of Homs,…

Iowa City custodian files bias suit

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A custodian has filed a discrimination lawsuit against his employer, the Iowa City Community School District. The Iow…

US: Halliburton to plead guilty in spill

Halliburton has agreed to pay the maximum fine, be on probation for three years and continue to cooperate with the government’s criminal inv…