FBI finishes landfill search near Mass. college

BOSTON (AP) — The FBI has concluded its search of a landfill near a Massachusetts college where the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was a student. FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller (EYE’-mihl-er) says the two-day search ended…

New England keeps its stride after 2 tragedies

BOSTON (AP) — Six small states, settled before the nation’s birth, wedged between New York, Canada and the Atlantic Ocean: They add up to New England. It’s a unique region defined by its compact geography, its culture and…

Jews ease back into Tunisia for famed pilgrimage

DJERBA, Tunisia (AP) — Jews are gathering on a bucolic Tunisian island resort for an annual pilgrimage under a heavy police presence, as organizers try to revive an event depleted by fears of anti-Semitism. Jewish leaders hope the…

Egypt opposition files court case to reveal budget

CAIRO (AP) — Several Egyptian opposition groups have filed a court case to force the government to disclose the proposed national budget. Representatives of some opposition parties and workers unions say Saturday they filed the request to an…

Leader of Cuban opposition group visits exiles

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — One of the founders of a Cuban opposition group awarded Europe’s top human rights prize is meeting with exiles in Miami. Berta Soler will visit the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at…

Protesters march against first British drone base

LONDON (AP) — Anti-war protesters are demonstrating outside a Royal Air Force base used to control drone flights over Afghanistan. Until this week, British drones were operated only from a U.S. Air Force base in Nevada. The Ministry…

Gunmen kill 10 Iraqi security forces in 2 attacks

BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen killed 10 people in Iraq, including five soldiers near the main Sunni protest camp west of Baghdad, the latest in a wave of violence that has raised fears the country faces a new round…

Some say immigration bill is bad deal for the GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some feisty Republicans are challenging the claim, widely held among GOP leaders, that the party must support more liberal immigration laws if it’s to be more competitive in presidential elections. These doubters say the Republican…

Yemen: 5 soldiers, 2 al-Qaida militants killed

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni security official says five soldiers and two al-Qaida militants have been killed in fighting in the central town of Radda, and a senior intelligence officer was gunned down in a drive-by shooting…

Bomb hits Libya police station in Benghazi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An explosion hit a police station in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, a day after militants killed a pro-government militiaman in an attack further to the east, in the latest violence to…