TATUM, Texas (AP) — Scattered between the green rolling hills and thick pine forests of East Texas are small towns that have one thing in common: For generations, they have relied on coal mines and power plants for
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s long-serving president on Sunday threatened to expel foreign-owned companies over what he said was the West’s interference in the politics of the country he has led since 1980.
President Robert Mugabe said he
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran welcomed the leader of neighboring Oman Sunday in a visit that has raised hopes that Omani mediation could help ease tensions between Iran and Western powers over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.
Omani Sultan Qaboos
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — More than 1,000 runners took to the streets of Monrovia for the Liberia Marathon and 10-kilometer race, one of several such events to have sprung up in West Africa in recent years.
NEW DELHI (AP) — In a tangle of forgotten, overgrown brush in the heart of India’s capital, a quiet plan has been hatched to change the landscape of one of the world’s most populous cities.
An intricate Mughal
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Northern California city of Richmond has a novel plan to help struggling homeowners.
It wants to use its authority to seize private property for public use to take mortgages from banks where the
BERLIN (AP) — The German magazine Der Spiegel says the U.S. National Security Agency secretly monitored the U.N.’s internal video conferencing system by decrypting it last year.
The weekly said Sunday that documents it obtained from American leaker
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The United Nations world tourism body said Sunday it has chosen Zimbabwe to lead its Commission for Africa, the continent-wide group for tourism development for the next two years.
The U.N. World Tourism Organization
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary-Pat Hector of Atlanta operates much like a 1960s civil rights activist as she plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Her cell phone rings constantly as she confirms event details, tweaks
GOMA, Congo (AP) — Congolese soldiers and U.N. forces are fighting M23 rebels for a fifth day near the eastern city of Goma.
Amani Kabasha, a spokesman for the M23 rebel movement, told The Associated Press that fighting