By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The attack came seemingly out of nowhere. As the 28-year-old Bangladeshi man dug around trash bins one recent afternoon for scrap metal, two women and a man set upon him with a knife. He screamed as he fell. Rushed to the hospital, he was
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Comedian Dave Attell told a packed house at the Comedy Cellar that New York after Superstorm Sandy had a familiar feel. "It was dark. Toilets were backing up. ... It was pretty much like it always was."
Another comic, Paul Mecurio, told the
By CHRISTINA REXRODE and DAVID BAUDER and VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Garbage trucks, hulking military vehicles and mud-caked cars move slowly through a Staten Island waterfront neighborhood still reeling from Superstorm Sandy's storm surge. Then comes an outlier: a spotless
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The show must go on, is the entertainer's credo, and it did just that in the nation's Porn Capital even after Los Angeles County voted to require performers to use condoms when filming sex scenes.
One of the industry's biggest stars
By MICHAEL ASTORAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States was re-elected Monday to another three-year term on the U.N. Human Rights Council in the only contested election for the organization's top human rights body.
The U.S. was competing with four countries for three open
By IAN DEITCHAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Gaza militants pummeled southern Israel with rockets for a third day in a row on Monday, increasing internal pressure on the Israeli government to retaliate.
A million Israelis are in range of the rockets. Israeli leaders have warned they won't
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - For the past week, an investigating officer at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has heard testimony during a preliminary hearing for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is accused of killing 16 civilians and wounding six others during a
By GENE JOHNSON and JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. military has been criticized for its spotty record on convicting troops of killing civilians, but a hearing against Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales involving a massacre in Afghanistan has shown that it
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Want to see how quickly the look and business model of American public universities are changing? Visit a place like Indiana University. Five years ago, there were 87 undergraduates from China on its idyllic, All-American campus in
By ANDREW SELIGMANAP Sports Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - There weren't many style points in this one. J.J. Watt wasn't interested in them, anyway.
All that mattered was the result, and the Houston Texans will take that along with everything else they took from this game.
They took away the