By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - U.N. observers investigating a reported mass killing in a Syrian village on Saturday found pools of blood in homes and spent bullets, mortars and artillery shells, adding details to the emerging picture of what anti-regime activists have called one of
By FRANK BAJAK and FRANKLIN BRICENOAssociated Press
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Sixteen-year-old Cesar Medina was returning home from an Internet cafe, his mother says, and got caught up in a crowd of demonstrators when police and soldiers opened fire. A bullet tore into his head, killing him instantly.
By DEB RIECHMANN and RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up among guests at a wedding hall Saturday in northern Afghanistan, killing 23 people including a prominent ex-Uzbek warlord turned lawmaker who was the father of the bride.
The attack was the
By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The U.N. singled out government forces Friday for blame in the latest massacre in Syria, a frenzy of killing that raises new questions about whether diplomacy has any chance to end the crisis more than 16 months into the
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teenager was not insane and knew the consequences of his actions when he nearly killed a 15-year-old girl by savagely kicking and stomped her head outside a school, a prosecutor told jurors Friday as an attempted
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin asked for a new judge Friday, claiming the current one is biased because he said George Zimmerman had "flaunted the system."
Zimmerman said in a motion he feared he would
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Uzbek man who came to America pursuing an Ivy League medical degree but wound up working seven days a week at a mall kiosk in Alabama was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Friday for plotting to kill President Barack Obama.
By JOAN LOWY and JOSHUA FREEDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed fining Boeing $13.5 million for failing to meet a deadline to provide airlines with instructions on how to prevent fuel tank explosions like the one that destroyed TWA Flight 800
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Autopsy reports show three sisters found dead in their beds in River Falls suffered neck injuries. Prosecutors charged the girl's father, 34-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen of Minot, N.D., with three counts of first-degree intentional homicide Thursday. A
By EMOKE BEBIAK and KIM CHAKANETSAAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A cargo train collided with a truck carrying farm workers at a crossing in South Africa Friday, killing at least 26 people and leaving bodies strewn across the scene of the accident, officials said.
Provincial spokesman Joseph