UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Russian foreign minister lashed out Friday at countries that are backing opposition groups fighting the dictatorship of Syria's Bashar Assad, saying that was "pushing Syria even deeper into internecine strife."
Sergei Lavrov, the top Russian diplomat, told the U.N.
By BOB CHRISTIE and DAVID BAUDERAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A man fatally shot himself in the head Friday on live national television at the end of a high-speed carjacking chase that began in Phoenix and ended about 90 minutes later within 80 miles of the California border.
Fox News was
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
WEST PLAINS, Mo. (AP) - After leaving high school as a teen mother, Ashley McCullough is back on track to receive a two-year degree and work as a respiratory therapist. But she first had to conquer a remedial math class and its core lessons on addition,
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
The stakes now are similar to what caused the U.S. to invade almost 11 years ago: the threat of more al-Qaida attacks.
President Barack Obama says U.S.
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Malawi isn't ready to repeal laws which criminalize homosexuality, the country's reforming leader said Friday, despite her pledge after taking office to work to overturn the legislation.
Joyce Banda, a longtime rights campaigner who
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A Ku Klux Klan leader from North Carolina has been convicted on weapons and explosive charges related to a plot to blow up his county sheriff.
A jury convicted Charles Robert Barefoot Jr. of Benson on all six felony counts Tuesday. He
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran must stop stalling over its suspected drive to build a nuclear weapon, German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday at the United Nations General Assembly.
Westerwelle said Iran must open its nuclear program to international inspection.
"Israel's security is
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Obama administration on Friday pressed U.S. allies Japan and South Korea to continue their cooperation on North Korea and other key issues despite a dispute over a contested islet. The administration also urged Tokyo and Beijing to make
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Two men were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday for their roles in a Mexican drug gang that dissolved victims' bodies in acid.
Jose Olivera, 38, got five consecutive life terms and David Valencia, 42, got
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mystery surrounding the man behind the crudely produced anti-Islamic video that sparked violence in the Middle East deepened when he appeared in court and identified himself by yet another name.
Arrested on Thursday in Los Angeles after