By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Authorities launched a homicide investigation Monday into the house explosion that killed two people and left numerous homes uninhabitable in an Indianapolis neighborhood.
Indianapolis Homeland Security Director Gary Coons made the
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers traded fire and tough cease-fire proposals Monday, and threatened to escalate their border conflict if diplomacy fails. No deal appeared near.
An Israeli airstrike targeting a Gaza
By LAUREN E. BOHN and RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - A concerted effort of millions of attempts to cripple Israeli websites during the Gaza conflict has failed, Israel's finance minister said Monday, claiming that the only site that was successfully hacked was back up
By JOHN MILLER and REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Police arrested a 22-year-old man Monday after a monkey at the Boise zoo was found dead over the weekend, shortly after a zoo security guard frightened away two intruders.
Michael J. Watkins, of Weiser, Idaho, was arrested on
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Detectives on Monday searched for a balding, middle-aged man seen wearing an overcoat and carrying a duffel bag after a shopkeeper was shot dead as investigators tried to figure out whether a violent armed robber or a serial killer had slain three
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's education agenda for next four years may look less like real reform and more like tying up loose ends, experts say, with practical budget issues and an age-old power struggle between Congress and the administration
By SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Newly declassified documents show the FBI kept close tabs on Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's only daughter after her high profile defection to the United States in 1967, gathering details from informants about how her arrival was affecting
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - Colombia's main rebel group announced a unilateral cease-fire on Monday as it began much-anticipated peace talks, but the Bogota government responded that it would continue military operations.
Top negotiator Ivan Marquez said the
BOISE — Police arrested a 22-year-old man Monday after a monkey at the Boise zoo was found dead over the weekend, shortly after a zoo security guard frightened away two intruders.
Michael J. Watkins, of Weiser, Idaho, was arrested on felony burglary and grand theft charges in Washington
By MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda fired mortars and machine guns Monday on the outskirts of the provincial capital of Goma, threatening to capture one of the largest cities in eastern Congo in a development that