By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - FBI divers and New York police attempting to retrieve a capsized yacht that sank, killing three children, ran into difficulty securing the vessel in murky waters 60 feet below the surface of Long Island's Oyster Bay on Tuesday. They
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.N.'s special envoy on the Syrian crisis sought to build support for his peace efforts Tuesday with the leaders of Iran and Iraq, saying President Bashar Assad has agreed to a plan to quell the bloodshed in the
By JAMES MacPHERSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota man accused of killing two young brothers from Texas when he drove over their tent at a campground after losing control of his speeding pickup truck was charged Monday with manslaughter and drunken driving.
Juan Acosta is
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Monday signaled that it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down.
Russia will continue with previously agreed exports, but will not be selling new arms to Syria, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, deputy
By PATRICK QUINNAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A bomb in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed six NATO service members, on a day where a total of 29 people died from roadside bombs and insurgent attacks.
NATO said the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device but provided no
By RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Roadside bombs and insurgent attacks killed 16 Afghan civilians, five policemen and two members of the U.S.-led coalition in southern Afghanistan where militants are trying to reclaim territory, Afghan and NATO authorities said Sunday.
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed hope Sunday that Pakistan's recent reopening of NATO supply lines into Afghanistan might lead to a broader rapprochement in U.S.-Pakistani relations after a difficult period for the
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A drunken driving conviction has led to a Missouri man's arrest in a 23-year-old killing.
Prosecutors have charged 43-year-old Guy Shannon Jr., of Odessa, with first-degree murder and forcible rape after DNA evidence linked him to the
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Relatives of an Oklahoma soldier convicted of killing an unarmed Iraqi prison detainee say they're surprised a military appeals court upheld his conviction.
The Oklahoman reports Saturday (http://bit.ly/Ne0mcv) that Scott and Vicki
By The Associated PressAssociated Press
Libyan voters mark a major step toward democracy after decades of erratic one-man rule, casting their ballots Saturday in the first parliamentary election after last year's overthrow and killing of longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi. But