By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded international action to stop the war in Syria, telling a somber gathering of world leaders Tuesday that the 18-month conflict had become "a regional calamity with global ramifications."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will decide when law enforcement officers must get a warrant before ordering a blood test on an unwilling drunken-driving suspect.
The issue has divided federal and state courts around the country and the justices on Tuesday agreed to take up a case involving a
SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says troopers found three children locked in the trunk after pulling over a speeding car on Interstate 405 near Bothell. Spokesman Keith Leary says 28-year-old Anna Boyle and her fiance 27-year-old Aaron Johnson were booked into Snohomish
By TERRY WALLACEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A 4-year-old Dallas boy whose battle with cancer inspired his father's firefighting crew, then firefighters from across the country to post photos of support for him on his Facebook page has died.
Dameon Burcie, who is a lieutenant in the
This morning there is a very weak cold front passing over us...but it's not bringing much in the way of moisture. Maybe just a few light showers, if anything, to the northern interior. As it passes winds will kick up briefly in the northern mountains and valleys but that's about it.
By The Associated Press
Aung San Suu Kyi's life has been marked by family tragedy, world travel and a political mission that prompted her to choose Myanmar's democracy struggle over her children, whom she left behind in England.
Here are the key events in Suu Kyi's life that aides
BOSTON (AP) - The woman who helped Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger evade authorities for 16 years has paid a $150,000 fine assessed when she pleaded guilty.
The Boston Globe (http://bo.st/Q5q31J ) reports that federal court records show that Catherine Greig (grehg) made the payment on Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton says the followers of Islam shouldn't resort to violence when they hear their faith challenged in an increasingly diverse and Internet-connected world.
Clinton tells CBS "This Morning" that "you cannot live in a shame-based world. You won't
NEW YORK (AP) - An auction of the contents of philanthropist Brooke Astor's two homes brought in over $18.8 million, Sotheby's said Tuesday.
Sotheby's offered 901 objects in all, including European and Asian furnishings, Old Masters, Qing Dynasty paintings, tea sets, silverware, jewelry
By MICHAEL BIESECKER
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - There was no sign of a convicted killer two days after he walked away from his tractor outside a prison farm in rural North Carolina.
Officers were still searching for James J. Ladd, 51, a Halifax County Sheriff's Department dispatcher said early