By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Just as Iran's currency was rattling near bottom after a stunning free fall, officials in Tehran opened a trade exhibition that included advanced engineering tools, heavy machinery and robotics. Nearly every Iranian booth
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Graffiti has been among the most powerful art forms and tools of Egypt's revolution and the turbulent months since, but it also has proven to be its most vulnerable and ephemeral.
For nearly two years, the slogans, portraits and artwork that
By IAN JAMESAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Hugo Chavez's long run in power and his attempts to transform Venezuela into a socialist state are on the line Sunday in a closely fought presidential election for this bitterly divided nation.
The vote pitting Chavez against
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A private company is on the verge of launching another cargo ship to the International Space Station.
On Sunday night, California-based SpaceX will attempt to send a Dragon capsule to the orbiting lab and its three-member crew.
By CHUCK BARTELSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Republicans tried to distance themselves Saturday from a Republican state representative's assertion that slavery was a "blessing in disguise" and a Republican state House candidate who advocates deporting all Muslims.
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The crime was brutal: a 7-year-old girl choked, raped and forced to smoke drugs before she was left for dead in a fire set by her attacker. Somehow, she survived. Firefighters founder her at dawn, stumbling through the street and
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A single-engine plane has crashed into a road intersection in Alabama, injuring one woman.
Police Sgt. Johnnie Williams told WBMA-TV (http://bit.ly/Tek0gJ) that the plane carrying a male pilot and a female passenger crashed during an attempted landing at Birmingham
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Rep. Paul Broun said in videotaped remarks that evolution, embryology and the Big Bang theory are "lies straight from the pit of hell" meant to convince people that they do not need a savior.
The Republican lawmaker made those comments during a speech Sept. 27 at a
By PAUL NEWBERRYAP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) - The NFL replacement refs are not there to kick around anymore.
Not to worry.
A familiar target has emerged.
Instead of guys wearing stripes, it's the men in blue.
Major League Baseball found itself embroiled in another postseason maelstrom
By ALICIA CHANGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?"
California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such a label.
In a closely watched test of consumers' appetite