By The Associated PressAssociated Press
M23, the eight-month-old rebel group made up of soldiers who defected from the Congolese army, has pushed beyond Goma, the bustling regional capital of eastern Congo, which fell to the fighters earlier this week.
On Friday, the rebels patrolled the town
By AYA BATRAWY and MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi clashed Friday in the worst violence since he took office, while he defended a decision to give himself near-absolute power to root out what he called "weevils eating away at the
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The crack epidemic that began in the 1980s ushered in a wave of bloodletting in the nation's capital and a death toll that ticked upward daily. Dead bodies, sometimes several a night, had homicide detectives hustling between crime scenes and
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices climbed Friday after Israeli troops fired on crowds in Gaza surging toward the border fence, killing one Palestinian.
Benchmark crude ended the trading day up 90 cents to $88.28 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
By MITCH WEISSAssociated Press
BURNSVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A skinny, three-legged black bear had become a fixture at an upscale housing community deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, rummaging through trash cans and playfully ambling along the golf course
After the bear started
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A garment salesman accused of systematically shooting three shopkeepers to death as they worked alone in their clothing stores was held without bail Thursday.
Salvatore Perrone, who was held after his initial Brooklyn court appearance on murder
CHENEY, Wash - This time, the second half was kind to the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team.
A day after letting an 11-point halftime lead slip away in a three-point loss, the Eagles had the same lead in the first half hold up this time as EWU defeated the University of South
By BEN FOX and DANICA COTOAssociated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The family of Hector "Macho" Camacho tried to decide Wednesday whether he should be removed from life support after a shooting in his Puerto Rican hometown left the former boxing champion clinging to life and his fans
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - The city of Detroit has been ordered to pay $1.1 million to a young man who was rousted out of bed as a 14-year-old, charged with murder and held in a violent juvenile lockup for nearly two years before being acquitted of a fatal shooting in his
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Family members of a 13-year-old Florida girl fatally shot while riding a school bus with her younger sister say they forgive the boy who allegedly did it, but the victim's mother insisted Wednesday that he also "has to pay for what he did."