WASHINGTON (AP) — Every weekend, Cindy Martinson treks from her home in Mason City, Iowa, about 160 miles roundtrip to Waseca, Minn. She visits the federal prison there, where her daughter Mandy Martinson, a first-time offender, is in
WASHINGTON (AP) — A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation’s capital has reignited talk about guns, but it’s uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a legislative debate that has gone cold in the face of opposition
WASHINGTON (AP) — Helped by a slowly improving economy, the ranks of America’s poor are expected to decline slightly when new census figures are released.
The Census Bureau on Tuesday is releasing its annual report on U.S. economic
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand (AP) — The Thai government said Tuesday it could declare a security emergency in a district of southern Thailand to stamp out violent protests over low rubber prices, a day after dozens of police
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell below $106 a barrel Tuesday, anticipating that the U.S. Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting will end with an announcement to scale back its unprecedented monetary stimulus.
Benchmark oil for October
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The military in the United Arab Emirates says a helicopter has crashed during a training mission, killing one crew member.
Tuesday’s statement from the UAE Armed Forces Command gave no further
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Having just turned 90, Uri Avnery still finds himself firmly outside Israel’s national consensus.
For more than six decades, the tabloid publisher, member of parliament, author and peace activist has lobbied for establishing
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s Supreme Court has sentenced a leader of an opposition political party to death for committing crimes against humanity during the nation’s independence war against Pakistan in 1971.
The Jamaat-e-Islami party leader, Abdul Quader
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen people died in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. It was the deadliest attack at a domestic military installation since November 2009, when an Army psychiatrist killed 13 people and
NEW YORK (AP) — A feud over the fortune of an eccentric copper heiress whose father founded Las Vegas is poised to come to a head in a New York courtroom.
Jury selection was due to start Tuesday