Malian city of Gao hit by mortar shells

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A military spokesman says the northern Malian city of Gao has come under attack for the first time in months. Hubert de …

White House open to short-term hike

The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to the first defaul…

Bomb kills 2 in Pakistan anti-polio drive

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb exploded next to a van carrying Pakistani security guards tasked with protecting workers involved in an ant…