CASCADE, Jamaica (AP) — Crocodiles were once so abundant along the salty rim of southern Jamaica that images of their toothy jaws and spiny armor crown the tropical island’s coat of arms and are stenciled on the bumpers
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The announcements of this year’s Nobel Prize winners will start Monday with the medicine award and continue with physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics. The secretive award committees never give away any hints in advance
CHARLESTON, W.Va.: Bigger and bigger pension costs were draining the city’s general fund until a new law helped the city to set aside more assets for future benefits. The city also created a new plan providing less generous
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A pair of moderately strong earthquakes on Sunday shook Acapulco and much of the Guerrero state coast that was recently hard-hit by deadly rain-induced landslides, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or
Detroit’s bankruptcy is casting a shadow over a long list of cities across the U.S. and giving mayors new urgency in the search for solutions to the greatest challenge to face America’s cities in a generation.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 9-year-old Minneapolis boy was able to get through security and onto a plane at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport without a ticket, an airport spokesman said Sunday.
Security officials screened the boy at airport
NEW YORK (AP) — Ask Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly how her new prime-time program will differ from the edgy news show she had been hosting in the afternoon and she says that “it’s going to be dark
WAZIRISTAN, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban say the Afghan Taliban are financially supporting their war against Islamabad and providing their fighters sanctuary in neighboring Afghanistan.
Pakistani Taliban spokesman Shahidullah Shahid revealed the support Saturday in an interview
MIAMI (AP) — Some 46,662 Cubans left the island legally and permanently last year, the largest migration in a single year since 1994, according to figures from Cuba’s National Statistics Office. Since 2002, the number leaving has hovered
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Some 2,000 jobless Moroccans marched through the capital Sunday, demanding the government sort out the nation’s unemployment by giving them jobs in public sector.
Like the rest of North Africa, youth unemployment, especially among
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says it will be “dangerous” and “reckless” for Congress to pass an October deadline without raising the government’s borrowing limit.
Lew said Sunday that on Oct. 17 the government will lose
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya says in a statement that it has asked the United States for “clarifications” regarding the abduction in Tripoli of an al-Qaida leader linked to the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in East Africa, saying
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has indicted a Belgian-Iranian man on charges of spying for Iran.
Israel’s Justice Ministry says Ali Mansouri took notes on the security screenings at Israel’s international airport and photographed the U.S. Embassy in Tel
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials say suicide bomber hits Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad, 12 killed.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he holds the Palestinian Authority responsible for a suspected Palestinian militant attack on a young Israeli girl.
Netanyahu told his Cabinet that the Palestinian government was to blame for
LONDON (AP) — Seven days after the Pakistani Taliban shot her in the head, Malala Yousafzai woke up confused in a place that wasn’t home. Her first thought? “Thank God I’m not dead.”
Malala, whose campaign for girls’