By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - It's judgment day for Britain's press.
After nearly 18 months of damaging revelations about widespread media misconduct, the senior judge tapped to investigate the ethics and practices of some of the English-speaking world's most
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state's highest court ruled Tuesday that a Lebanese bank's use of a New York account for multimillion-dollar wire transfers establishes the basis for a lawsuit here by Israeli victims of 2006 Hezbollah rocket attacks.
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three California men excited at the prospect of training in Afghanistan to become terrorists prepared, authorities say, by simulating combat with paintball rifles, wiping their Facebook profiles of any Islamic references and concocting cover
By MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda fired mortars and machine guns Monday on the outskirts of the provincial capital of Goma, threatening to capture one of the largest cities in eastern Congo in a development that
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President Felipe Calderon says the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in two U.S. states limits that country's "moral authority" to ask other nations to combat or restrict illegal drug trafficking. Calderon says the legalization of marijuana in
By FRANK BAJAKAssociated Press
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - There will be an empty seat at the negotiating table when Colombians plunge into talks next week on ending a conflict that has bled the South American nation for a half century.
It's reserved for a 62-year-old economist, a senator's
By ALBERTO ARCEAssociated Press
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - In a capital so dangerous that only the "walking dead" are said to venture out after dark, nothing could draw an obedient son from the safety of his parents' suburban home into the deserted night.
Nothing, that is, but a girl.
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Four top leaders of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas are among nearly three dozen alleged gang members charged in a sweeping indictment unsealed Friday that accuses them of crimes ranging from capital murder to drug trafficking.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Dallas truck driver who says he made a wrong turn into Mexico with a trailer full of ammunition may soon be released from a Mexican prison after paying a fine.
A federal judge overseeing the case of Jabin Bogan told The El Paso Times that the trucker can go free after he
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people.
Those who have argued for decades that legalizing and taxing weed would be better than a costly, failed U.S. drug war have their chance to prove it, as Colorado and Washington