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 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 KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to New York on Thursday to view recovery efforts from the massive East Coast storm Sandy.
White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama will meet with affected families, local officials
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.
WINDER, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia prosecutor says twin brothers accused in the killing of a former journalist whose body was found buried in concrete have waived extradition and will be sent to Florida to face murder charges.
Barrow County prosecutor Deborah Wilbanks said Friday that William and
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio teenager who apparently made a bid for leniency was facing sentencing in a deadly plot to lure men with phony Craigslist job offers.
The sentencing Friday in Akron was delayed earlier this week amid talks that could lead to 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty testifying against
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Little Robina took her seat wearing a deep-red head covering and a nervous smile, ready to tell her story. She giggled as any 7-year-old in the spotlight might.
But when the questions began, what she recalled seemed
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A remorseful teenager was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no chance for parole for his role in a deadly plot to lure men desperate for work with phony Craigslist job offers.
"I thought it was something horrible," a grim-faced
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Afghan villagers and soldiers are expected to testify by video from Afghanistan Friday, Saturday and possibly Sunday nights in a preliminary hearing of a soldier suspected of killing 16 Afghan civilians during a nighttime rampage last month.
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man described by a prosecutor as "a serial killer in training" was executed Thursday in Texas for a woman's slaying during a break-in at her home a decade ago.
Mario Swain, 33, received a lethal injection for killing Lola Nixon