CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott’s description of the Syrian civil war as “baddies versus baddies” has triggered an election furor and raised questions about his foreign policy abilities should he be elected prime minister.
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese president visits Central Asia this week amid concerns that a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan could mean a destabilizing exodus of foreign radical fighters from the war zone to homelands closer to China’s
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.
The answer from a small but growing number
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is inviting former foe Sen. John McCain to the White House, hoping one of Congress’ most intractable foreign policy hawks will help sell the idea of a U.S. military intervention in Syria
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0800 GMT:
NEW YORK (AP) — A dozen years after 9/11, an American musician has turned memories of grief into survivor songs — some of them surprisingly joyous.
Composer and pianist Jake Heggie said Sunday that his new album titled
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai police say an Uzbek woman involved in a paternity dispute is in custody after a 13-hour standoff in a government building where she threatened to detonate what she claimed was an
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say suicide bombers have attacked a U.S. base near the border with Pakistan, leading to multiple explosions and a gunfight. The Taliban is claiming responsibility for the Monday morning strike. NATO confirms there
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Australia is offering moral support for a U.S. military strike in Syria while New Zealand says it needs more information after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry personally called each country’s foreign minister.
TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — A plane’s landing gear collapsed as it arrived at the Telluride Regional Airport in Colorado on Sunday and skidded to a stop, but no injuries were reported among the 12 people on board, who
Today is Monday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2013. There are 120 days left in the year. This is Labor Day.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On September 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nine Inch Nails closed the second night of the “Budweiser Made In America” festival with a set that captured the audience — but with a smaller crowd than Beyonce’s the night before.
Trent Reznor and
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a group of suicide bombers have attacked U.S. base near the border with Pakistan, sparking an ongoing gunbattle. There was no immediate information on casualties.
Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The National Security Agency’s spy program targeted the communications of the Brazilian and Mexican presidents, and in the case of Mexico’s leader accessed the content of emails before he was elected, the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 1-year-old boy in New York City has been shot in the head.
Police said the child was in a stroller crossing a street with his parents in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn when
Nicolette Schleisman explains how the church got a little bit of good news this week.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Four young people were killed on a highway north of New York City when their car drifted from the road, traveled 100 yards on a grassy shoulder then slammed into a bridge abutment and