By AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The head of the Arab League urged Syria's exiled opposition to unite Monday, saying they must not squander the opportunity to overcome their differences as Western efforts to force President Bashar Assad from power all but collapse
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - In New Mexico, Tomasita Maestas says she will pick the presidential candidate who has the best plan to fix education and the economy.
In Arizona, Mexican immigrant Carlos Gomez backs Republican Mitt
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's main opposition groups rejected on Sunday a new international plan that calls for a transitional government because the compromise agreement did not bar President Bashar Assad from participating.
By JASON STRAZIUSOAssociated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen killed two policemen guarding a church, snatched their rifles and then opened fire on the congregation from inside and out on Sunday, killing 15 people and wounding 40, security officials said.
By JOHN HEILPRIN and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - An international conference on Saturday accepted a U.N.-brokered peace plan that calls for the creation of a transitional government in Syria, but at Russia's insistence the compromise agreement left the door
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - The United States and Russia failed on Friday to bridge differences over a plan to ease Syrian President Bashar Assad out of power, end violence and create a new government. That set the stage for the potential collapse of a key
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gate of a government compound in eastern Afghanistan before dawn Friday, opening the way for armed insurgents to storm the facility and touching off an hours-long gunbattle that left
By The Associated Press
This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, July 1: Battle of Malvern Hill.
This week opened 150 years ago in the Civil War with the roaring finish to the Seven Days' Battle - that bloody, pivotal week of
By LARRY MARGASAK and PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department declared Friday that Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to withhold information about a bungled gun-tracking operation from Congress does not constitute a crime and he won't be
By ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China learned hard lessons from a contaminated milk scandal that left six babies dead four years ago but its dairy industry is still plagued by quality lapses, from toxic mold in milk to mercury in baby formula.