By RAF CASERTAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The leader of a separatist party won the race to become mayor of Antwerp, Europe's second biggest port city, and vowed Sunday to use the power base to seek wider autonomy for Belgium's wealthy Dutch-speaking region of Flanders.
Bart De Wever
By VICTOR L. SIMPSONAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - A woman who dares to cooperate with police in the fight against a dreaded Italian mob network is murdered, her body dumped in a barrel of acid in the countryside near Milan. Her 17-year-old daughter steps forward and testifies, helping to send
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - It's a far cry from Stalin's gulag, but the guiding principle of the Russian penal colony -- the destination of two members of punk band Pussy Riot -- remains the same: isolate inmates and wear them down through "corrective labor."
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The main terminal of Anchorage's largest airport was evacuated Sunday after a man made comments about a bomb, which he later said were meant to be taken as a joke.
Police at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport took the matter seriously and arrested Peter
By HRVOJE HRANJSKI and JIM GOMEZAssociated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Muslim rebels and the Philippine government overcame decades of bitter hostility and took their first tentative step toward ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies with the signing of a preliminary peace
By JULIE PACE and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) - As Mitt Romney's campaign claimed new momentum in the race for the White House, President Barack Obama's political advisers on Sunday promised the incumbent would unleash his more aggressive side in Tuesday's
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - In a story Oct. 14 about a record-setting skydive, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the record for the longest free fall record is 5 minutes, 35 seconds. The record is 4 minutes, 36 seconds.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Skydiver breaks sound barrier
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian regime was accused Sunday of dropping cluster bombs - indiscriminate scattershot munitions banned by most nations - in a new sign of desperation and disregard for its own people.
The international group Human Rights Watch cited amateur
By ALICIA CHANG and CHRISTOPHER WEBERAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was supposed to be a slow but smooth journey to retirement, a parade through city streets for a shuttle that logged millions of miles in space.
But Endeavour's final mission turned out to be a logistical headache
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan state TV says the government has sent a 14-year-old activist shot and seriously wounded by the Taliban to the United Kingdom for treatment.
Malala Yousufzai flew out of Pakistan on Monday morning, nearly a week after Taliban gunmen shot her and two classmates as they were