By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI and YINKA IBUKUNAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - West African nations on Sunday agreed to send some 3,000 troops to help the country of Mali wrest back control of its northern half, which was seized by al-Qaida-linked fighters more than six months ago, according to
By CHRISTINA HOAGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday, both with somber traditions such as a Virginia wreath-laying ceremony attended by President Barack Obama to honor those who didn't make it back
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A lawyer for an American man imprisoned in Cuba has written the United Nations' anti-torture expert, saying Cuban officials' treatment of his client "will surely amount to torture" if he continues to be denied certain medical care.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Texas judge shown in a video beating his teenage daughter in 2004 will return to the bench this week after the Texas Supreme Court lifted his suspension.
The justices reinstated Aransas County Court-at-Law Judge William Adams on Tuesday, a year after they suspended
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The bungling of reports that powerful Britons sexually abused children has thrown one of the largest and most respected broadcasters in the world into a deep crisis.
It is hard to overstate the importance of the BBC in British society; its
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The man who integrated the University of Mississippi says he's troubled and confused by the protest there against President Barack Obama's re-election.
But James Meredith tells WLOX-TV (http://bit.ly/RtAoXJ ) students shouldn't get sidetracked by what he
By The Associated PressAssociated Press
There are very few bonds in life stronger than among those who have served in the Armed Forces - soldiers, sailors and others who volunteered out of a sense of duty or who responded when called upon.
Cemeteries across the country pay tribute to those who
WASHINGTON (AP) - The accused East Coast Rapist says he doesn't know why he couldn't stop attacking women for nearly two decades.
"They were objects," Aaron Thomas told The Washington Post (http://bitly.com/W0sRiP) in a series of telephone interviews from his jail cell in Virginia's
POULTNEY, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont college euthanized one its farm oxen Sunday that have been at the center of an uproar over the college's decision to process the animals into meat.
The 11-year-old ox, named Lou, was put down after a recurring injury to his hind leg continued to deteriorate, Green
WASHINGTON (AP) - The man suspected in rape cases along the East Coast says he doesn't know why he couldn't stop attacking women for nearly two decades.
Aaron Thomas told The Washington Post in a series of phone interviews from jail (http://bitly.com/W0sRiP) that women were objects to him