ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario (AP) - Officials recovered two bodies after dismantling a piece of a partially collapsed Ontario shopping mall on Wednesday and said they are confident no other victims are inside. The renewed rescue effort came after angry residents shouted down fears that
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former Peace Corps volunteer admitted Wednesday he sexually abused four young girls while serving in South Africa.
Jesse Osmun pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Hartford to traveling from
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Dock workers rushed to unload stacked containers from a cargo ship that arrived in New Jersey from the Middle East on Wednesday after a Coast Guard inspection team heard knocking for about two hours that suggested stowaways
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
HELSINKI (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she has "great hope" that an upcoming Geneva meeting of world powers can be a turning point in the Syria crisis. Clinton said the U.S. supports U.N. envoy Kofi Annan'
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - The violence in Syria has worsened since a cease-fire deal in April and the bloodshed appears to be taking on dangerous sectarian overtones, the U.N. said Wednesday.
Investigators say they have concluded that
By ISHTIAQ MAHSUDAssociated Press
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - The Taliban released a video Wednesday that they say shows the heads of 17 Pakistani soldiers captured in a cross-border raid from Afghanistan this week and beheaded.
In violence Wednesday, a
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law follows a century of debate over what role the government should play in helping people in the United States afford medical care. A look at the issue through the
By KEVIN FREKING and PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Republican divisions resurfaced in congressional primaries, with five-term Rep. John Sullivan falling to a tea party backed opponent in Oklahoma while Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch easily defeated another candidate
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Assailants attacked Microsoft's office in Athens on Wednesday, driving a van through the front door and setting off an incendiary device that burned the building's entrance, police said.
By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Gunmen attacked a pro-government TV station Wednesday near the Syrian capital, killing seven employees in the latest barrage of violence as world powers prepared for a high-level meeting that the U.S. hopes will be a turning