By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - The five Israeli victims of a bombing in Bulgaria were laid to rest in a series of funerals Friday, two days after the bloody attack on a tourist bus at a popular vacation spot set off a new round of charges aimed at Iran.
Israeli and American
By DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Muslims from Morocco to Afghanistan are steeling themselves for the toughest Ramadan in more than three decades. No food or drink, not even a sip of water, for 14 hours a day during the hottest time of the year.
The test of self-restraint
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syrian troops and tanks on Friday drove rebels from a Damascus neighborhood where some of the heaviest of this week's fighting in the capital left cars gutted and fighters' bodies in the streets. More than 300 people
HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) - Tom Davis, a writer who with Al Franken helped develop some of the most popular skits in the early years of "Saturday Night Live," was remembered by his former partner as "great friend, a good man, and so funny." He was 59.
Davis' wife, Mimi Raleigh, said he died Thursday of
By HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A traveling hospital technician accused of infecting 30 people with hepatitis C with tainted needles in New Hampshire told investigators he "lied to a lot of people" and "fabricated" his life, but denied taking or selling drugs.
By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJERAssociated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police have linked three July stabbings of homeless people in the Los Angeles area to one suspect who left typewritten "death warrant" notes at each crime scene.
The third signed letter was found at a stabbing early Thursday
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - More than 200 Chihuahuas have been removed from what officials are calling unsanitary conditions in a central Pennsylvania home.
The state Agriculture Department said late Thursday that dog wardens cooperating with state police executed a search warrant at the home in Benton
By ALLEN REEDAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A team of 10 doctors and their assistants crowd around an operating table. An anesthesiologist warns Dr. Greg Lewbart that his patient's heart rate has dropped to 35 beats per minute. But that's a good rate, the doctor says, for a seven-
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
A member and former chairman of the Penn State board of trustees resigned on Thursday, becoming the first board member to do so in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Steve Garban said in a letter his presence on the board had become "a
By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Sylvia Woods, founder of the famed Harlem soul food restaurant that carries her name and is a must-stop for locals, tourists and politicians, has died. She was 86.
Woods died Thursday afternoon at her home in Mount Vernon, N.Y., said her