By The Associated Press
Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events.
NEW YORK: WOMEN IN SERVICE
The U.S. military's first female four-star general is a grand marshal at New York City's Veterans
By DESMOND BUTLER and DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The main Western-backed Syrian opposition group says it intends to join peace talks with the Syrian government, if conditions are met.
After a vote early Monday in Istanbul, the Syrian National Coalition agreed to attend a proposed
By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels launched a counteroffensive in the northern city of Aleppo, recapturing a base near its international airport hours after the army advanced into the area, activists said Saturday.
The fighting came as the main Western-backed opposition
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central Philippines on Friday, killing at least four people, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes and knocking out power and communications in several provinces. But the nation appeared to avoid a major
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Finding her two small children stabbed to death in her Upper West Side apartment last year, Marina Krim felt robbed of her entire existence.
But in a rare public statement Wednesday evening at the first benefit for her nonprofit, the Lulu and Leo Fund
KHQ.COM - Fourteen Marines on their way home from serving in Afghanistan were upgraded to first class on their flight from Chicago to San Diego.
The Marines learned that American Airlines - which has a policy to upgrade servicemen and women in uniform whenever possible - had six empty seats
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - An American who hijacked an airliner to Cuba nearly 30 years ago as a self-described revolutionary flew back home Wednesday to face U.S. justice.
FBI agents took William Potts, 56, into custody shortly after his charter flight from Havana landed
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration officer killed by a rampaging gunman at Los Angeles International Airport was honored Wednesday afternoon in a solemn ceremony at the airport.
Gerardo Hernandez was remembered by blue-shirted TSA colleagues who formed a procession out of
By ANDREW DALTONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Investigators awaited the arrival of a crane Monday at a Southern California airport where a private jet crashed into a hangar after landing, but they did not expect to find any survivors on the flight from Idaho, officials said.
"This was an
By JAKE PEARSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New York is indeed an expensive place, but experts say that alone doesn't explain a recent report that found the city's annual cost per inmate was $167,731 last year - nearly as much as it costs to pay for four years of tuition at an Ivy