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 DARKO BANDICAssociated Press
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery on Tuesday, after a trial that was closely monitored by the country's future partners in the European Union.
Sanader, 59, who served as prime
By JOHN MILLER and REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into the Boise zoo has encountered run-ins with the law in the last three years that include a pair of drug arrests and a conviction for driving drunk.
By JIM KUHNHENN and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - For all the attention wrenched elsewhere in recent days - on new violence in the Middle East, the "fiscal cliff" back home - President Barack Obama's speedy trip to Southeast Asia achieved a major goal: It was
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The house explosion that killed two people and destroyed several homes in an Indianapolis neighborhood is now being investigated as a homicide, authorities said, though no suspects have been named.
Indianapolis Homeland Security Director
By ERIC TALMADGEAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A lot has happened in Asia while the United States was off fighting its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and most of it can be summed up in one word - China. Fueled by China's amazing growth and the promise of its huge and expanding consumer market
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - President Barack Obama dispatched Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Middle East on Tuesday as the U.S. urgently seeks to end a conflict between Israel and Hamas that has killed more than 100 in the last week.
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - As an Army general faces a string of sexual misconduct charges involving female officers, his wife is seeking to stir a broader look at often taboo subjects in military marriages: adultery, the strain of separation and the stress of war.
By JAMAL HALABYAssociated Press
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - It's usually a few younger protesters who break out in the chant - startling and almost unheard of in this country where the monarchy has always been almost sacrosanct - "Down, down with the king."
The rest of the opposition, including
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and RAVI NESSMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - A diplomatic push to end Israel's nearly weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip gained momentum Tuesday, with Egypt's president predicting that airstrikes would soon end, the U.S. secretary of state racing to the region