By MARY ESCHAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Some traditional Mohawks are treating the naming of the nation's first Native American saint with skepticism and fear that the Roman Catholic Church is using it to shore up its image and marginalize traditional spiritual practices.
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's air force fired missiles and dropped barrel bombs on rebel strongholds while opposition fighters attacked regime positions Sunday, flouting a U.N.-backed cease-fire that was supposed to quiet fighting over a long holiday weekend but never
By JEREMY HAINSWORTHAssociated Press
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada and a tsunami warning was issued, authorities said, but there were no immediate reports of major damage.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit the Queen
By HEIDI VOGT and SEBASTIAN ABBOTAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan has increased efforts to reach out to some of its biggest enemies in Afghanistan, a significant policy shift that could prove crucial to U.S.-backed efforts to strike a peace deal in the neighboring country.
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) - A Texas state trooper who fired on a pickup truck from a helicopter and killed two illegal immigrants during a chase through the desert was trying to disable the vehicle and suspected it was being used to
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over restrictions on taking photos and recording video at ports of entry, saying the policy prohibits the public from documenting possible misconduct by authorities.
The federal lawsuit was filed on
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - More than 4,000 archaeological artifacts looted from Mexico and seized in the U.S. have been returned to Mexican authorities in what experts say is one of the largest such repatriations between the countries.
The items returned
By VESELIN TOSHKOVAssociated Press
ARCHAR, Bulgaria (AP) - On the banks of the Danube, in the northwest corner of Bulgaria, lie the remnants of an ancient Roman settlement called Ratiaria, host to a priceless cultural heritage. Craters pockmark the huge site, evidence of a scourge threatening
By KHIN MAUNG WINAssociated Press
SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar authorities on Friday revised downward the death toll from this week's ethnic violence in the country's west after warning that the strife risks harming the country's reputation as it seeks to shift to democratic rule
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Three people were found wounded, two fatally, in a vehicle that was fired upon by a Texas state trooper in a helicopter.
The incident happened Thursday afternoon near the South Texas border with Mexico near the town of La Joya (HOY'-yah), about 70 miles northwest of