By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend's Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn't seem upset over the Crimson Tide's loss to archrival Auburn, said the sister of the
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A bloody beating by police that left a California homeless man dead began when one of the officers on trial in his death grew frustrated with his evasiveness, snapped on a pair of latex gloves and told him, "Now you see my fists? They'
By YURAS KARMANAU and MARIA DANILOVAAssociated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Thousands of protesters besieged government buildings in Ukraine's capital on Monday to demand the ouster of the prime minister and his Cabinet, as anger at the president's decision to ditch a deal for closer ties
By THANYARAT DOKSONE and JOCELYN GECKERAssociated Press
BANGKOK (AP) - The United Nations closed its main office in Bangkok, dozens of schools closed and many civil servants stayed away from work Monday as the Thai capital braced for more violence in a spiraling political crisis.
After a weekend of
By YURAS KARMANAUAssociated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - About 10,000 anti-government demonstrators angry about Ukraine's refusal to sign a pro-European Union agreement converged Saturday on a square outside a monastery where protesters driven away in a pre-dawn clash with police were taking
By THANYARAT DOKSONEAssociated Press
BANGKOK (AP) - Police guarded Thailand's seat of government and other key locations and braced for more violence Sunday, after political protests erupted into street fighting between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
By ALBERTO ARCEAssociated Press
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - Opposition candidate Xiomara Castro announced Friday that she won't recognize the result of Honduras' presidential election because of alleged voter fraud and called on her supporters to protest the win by the ruling party
By TONY G. GABRIEL and MARIAM RIZKAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian security forces firing tear gas and water cannons on Friday broke up anti-government demonstrations by Islamists defying a draconian new law restricting protests.
Authorities are seeking to put down unrest by both Islamists
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian security forces arrested a prominent political activist Thursday night over inciting a demonstration in defiance of a new law heavily restricting protests in the country, his family said.
The arrest of Alaa Abdel-Fattah, a blogger who rose to
By STEPHEN WADEAP Sports Writer
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Preparing for the World Cup and Olympics is putting Brazil's reputation on the line, giving South America's biggest country a chance to boost its profile while also exposing it to mounting pressure and unrelenting scrutiny.
The deaths of