ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish court issued an order on Wednesday allowing authorities in the country to block Internet access to the anti-Islam movie that has sparked violent protests across the Muslim world, an official said.
Binali Yildirim, the minister in charge of transportation and
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
CERRITOS, Calif. (AP) - The federal probation violation investigation targeting the man behind the anti-Muslim video inflaming the Middle East is proceeding slowly and privately, reflecting the explosiveness of the case.
Federal officials have
By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
Frightening episodes of gun violence have been splayed across front pages with alarming frequency this campaign season: the movie theater killings in Colorado, the Sikh temple shootings in Wisconsin, the gun battle outside the Empire State Building, and
NEW YORK (AP) - An Egyptian-born U.S. columnist was arrested Tuesday for spray-painting an advertisement equating Muslim radicals with savages at a New York City subway station.
Mona Eltahawy, 45, of New York, was arrested on charges including criminal mischief and making graffiti, police said. Her
SEATTLE (AP) - The infection is as grim as it sounds: "Zombie bees" have a parasite that causes them to fly at night and lurch around erratically until they die.
And experts say the condition has crept into Washington state.
"I joke with my kids that the zombie apocalypse is starting at my
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean rapper PSY finds his success with "Gangnam Style" so unreal that he wonders if he's being tricked into believing it - like Jim Carrey in "The Truman Show."
PSY said Tuesday in a press conference in Seoul that he cried in disbelief when his song entered the
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton says the followers of Islam shouldn't resort to violence when they hear their faith challenged in an increasingly diverse and Internet-connected world.
Clinton tells CBS "This Morning" that "you cannot live in a shame-based world. You won't
By MIKE SILVERMANFor The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - That most endearing of all comedies, Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore," opened the Metropolitan Opera season on Monday night in a modest new production made memorable by an outstanding cast.
Soprano Anna Netrebko, headlining her
NEW YORK (AP) - Provocative advertisements equating Muslim radicals with savages appeared in New York City subways on Monday, drawing immediate criticism from some riders.
"It's a terrible idea," said Colby Richardson at a subway station in midtown Manhattan. "It's going to spark
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Mary Foster, a veteran Associated Press reporter who wrote about everything from New Orleans' love affair with food, Mardi Gras and Saints football to Hurricane Katrina, died Monday. She was 68.
Foster died at her New Orleans home from