By ARON HELLER and IBRAHIM BARZAK
JERUALEM (AP) - Israeli forces struck targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing one Palestinian and wounding more than 30 others as militants launched dozens of rockets in some of the heaviest fighting the area has seen in months.
The flare-up increased
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is collecting evidence for filing possible new war crimes charges against supporters and opponents of Moammar Gadhafi during last year's Libyan civil war.
By BARBARA SURK and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The newly elected leader of Syria's main opposition group slammed the international community for what he called inaction, saying Saturday that fighters are in desperate need of weapons to break the stalemate with President
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.
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) - The husband of an Iraqi-American woman whose beating death initially appeared to be a hate crime was arrested on suspicion of murder in what police described Friday as an act of domestic violence.
The killing of 32-year-old Shaima Alawadi
By ADAM GOLDMAN and CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - David Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then Afghanistan, abruptly resigned Friday as director of the CIA, admitting to an extramarital affair.
The affair was
By DONNA CASSATA and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 15 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over, and four Americans, including the ambassador, were dead.
By JOHN HEILPRIN and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - As many as 11,000 people fled Syria in 24 hours, some of them desperately clambering through a razor-wire fence into Turkey on Friday to escape fierce fighting between rebels and government forces for control of a border town.
By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - The Australian government has abandoned its 5-year-old pledge to mandate a filter blocking child pornography and other objectionable Internet content.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy said Friday that instead of a compulsory filter
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Less than two weeks after his re-election, President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit the once pariah nation of Myanmar, drawing attention to the country's shift to democracy and highlighting what his administration