By AYA BATRAWY and BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Syrian opposition groups struggled to form a united leadership Tuesday at a meeting in Cairo that exposed the vast disagreements that have prevented them from effectively leading the uprising against President Bashar
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - With her grandson's terrified screams filling a suburban Detroit courtroom, 74-year-old Sandra Layne sat in a jail jumpsuit with tears in her eyes Monday as she listened to the teen telling a 911 operator he
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former NASA astronaut who commanded space shuttle Discovery's second-to-last mission died after a water scooter crash involving his sons near Pensacola Beach.
Capt. Alan Poindexter, 50, died Sunday
By BARBARA SURK and HASSAN AMMARAssociated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - While Olympic leaders and human rights advocates are encouraged by signs that Saudi Arabia may bow to pressure and send female athletes to the Summer Games, women athletes in the ultraconservative
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Midwest ranchers have never been enamored with environmental regulators, but they really began to complain after learning that federal inspectors were flying over their land to look for problems.
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - British prosecutors said Monday they are examining whether they can bring criminal charges on top of the massive fines imposed on Barclays bank for a financial market manipulation scandal.
The announcement followed
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New York utility Consolidated Edison and the union representing its employees are scheduled to meet Thursday, potentially restarting stalled talks that have left workers off their jobs while managers are keeping the electrical
By ALAN CLENDENNING and CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spaniards blasted off fireworks and jumped for joy after their soccer team won the European Championship on Sunday night, giving the country a burst of national pride and temporary relief from the crushing
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Who knew the calendar could cause so much vacation heartburn?
For the first time in five years Independence Day falls on a Wednesday, leaving travelers unsure when to celebrate and worrying those who make a
By CHRIS LEHOURITESAP Sports Writer
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Just like clockwork, Spain's "tiki taka" passing game tore Italy apart.
The World Cup champions controlled the play Sunday in the European Championship final, as they usually do. They moved the ball