BEIRUT (AP) — An international human rights group is accusing Syrian government forces and pro-regime militias of summary executions that left at least 248 people dead in two predominantly Sunni Muslim towns along the Mediterranean coast earlier this
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0800 GMT:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With two strikes on him, Adrian Gonzalez kept looking for something he could hit.
He found it on the seventh pitch of his at-bat, singling home the winning run in the 10th inning to
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian emergency officials say that three people have died and more than 30 others are missing and feared dead after a night fire in a psychiatric hospital in northwestern Russia.
The Emergency Situations Ministry said
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge’s order stopping a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples leaves their legal status unclear, with an appeal possible and other legal actions pending or in the
HONG KONG (AP) — Mooncakes — the hockey-puck-sized pastries Chinese give each other every year for the mid-autumn festival — were always more about tradition than delicacy: Some people don’t even like them. But in recent years, as
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver’s license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry
BOSTON (AP) — Three friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on charges they hindered the investigation into his involvement in the deadly attack.
Robel Phillipos, Dias Kadyrbayev (DY’-us kah-dur-BY’-ehv) and Azamat Tazhayakov
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean man abducted by North Korea has escaped and returned home after 41 years, government officials and activists said Friday.
Jeon Wook-pyo, 68, was one of 25 crewmen on board two
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say they are negotiating with Muslim rebels holding more than 100 civilians hostage on ending the five-day standoff.
At the same time, President Benigno Aquino III has again warned the guerrillas that