BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — The arrest of a 41-year-old Mississippi martial arts instructor in a probe of poison-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and others capped a week in which investigators initially zeroed in on a different
PRADLO DISTILLERY, Czech Republic (AP) — The Scottish peat was put on trucks and trains. The destination was Communist-era Czechoslovakia. The recipient: apparatchiks desperate for a decent whisky.
The journey beyond the Iron Curtain during the Cold War
PARIS (AP) — The sounds of raucous protest echo in the Presidential Palace, unemployment is rising to levels not seen in over a decade, and his country’s economy has been called a potential time bomb at the heart
AMSTERDAM (AP) — He’s evolved from a beer-loving student dubbed Prince Pils to an International Olympic Committee member and respected U.N. water expert. Now comes the ultimate transformation for Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander: He’s about to become king.
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — When the cracks in the building appeared early Tuesday afternoon, a stocky man in his early 30s, a feared political operative who a neighbor says dropped out of school in seventh grade, quickly arrived
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says a remote-controlled roadside bomb has killed three police officers in southern Afghanistan, including a deputy provincial police chief.
The attack occurred at 6 a.m. Sunday, the day the Taliban had said
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s military says its aircraft hit Hamas targets in Gaza after militants there fired rockets at southern Israel.
The military said it struck “a terrorist weapon storage facility and a Hamas training installation” early Sunday.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The heart of this city, once famous for its Dickensian darkness, now pulsates with neon.
Glossy new construction downtown has altered the Pyongyang skyline. Inside supermarkets where shopgirls wear faux French designer labels,
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A World War II veteran who provided the flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo Jima has died. Alan Wood was 90.
Wood’s son, Steven, says his father died April 18 of natural causes
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is joking about a radical second-term shakeup, shifting from “strapping young Muslim Socialist” to retiree golfer and sporting bangs like first lady Michelle’s.
Obama used this year’s annual White House Correspondents’ Association