By By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Preliminary investigations by the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo indicate that Congolese army soldiers committed rapes, looting and other human rights violations after they retreated from the key city of Goma following its capture
By By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Shock, disgust and fear spread across the campus of the Colorado university - the man who shot up a midnight movie was identified as James Holmes, and faculty members suspected they knew him.
As professors and others questioned what to do
By By FRANK JORDANS and ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Maria Menendez, a 25-year-old caught in Spain's job-destroying economic crisis, would love to work in Germany as a veterinarian. Germany, facing an acute shortage of skilled workers, would love to have her.
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has fired the top two administrators of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., for mismanagement and fostering an atmosphere of defying Navy rules and regulations.
The firings of the school's
By ALEXANDRA OLSON and PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Rwandan military is commanding and supporting the rebel force that overtook a major city in eastern Congo this week, a United Nations report released Wednesday said.
Uganda is also providing more subtle but
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to sanction the leaders of Congo's M23 rebel force, which hours earlier occupied the eastern Congolese city of Goma as U.N. peacekeepers stood by without resisting.
But it did
By MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home to more than 1 million people as well as an international airport in a development that
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A heart disease treatment that many doctors consider to be fringe medicine unexpectedly showed some promise in a federal study clouded by ethical and scientific controversy, causing debate about the results.
The study took 10 years
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A contractor grinding a tree stump in downtown Philadelphia's historic district has made a rare discovery.
Independence National Historical Park officials said Thursday that among the roots of the dead tree, the contractor found what appears to be a cannonball most likely
LONDON (AP) - The online movement known as Anonymous has made an unusual appeal to British police: "Stand with us."
Authorities said Thursday that the cyber rebels apparently broke into a forum called UKPoliceOnline to steal officers' email addresses, which they used to distribute a manifesto