By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The number of Syrians in need of food aid has jumped from 250,000 in April to 1.5 million today, the head of the U.N.'s food agency said Monday, as more civilians are driven from their homes by an escalating civil war.
CAMPO, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters recovered the body of a man who ignored evacuation orders from a burned house Monday as they battled to contain Southern California wildfires that destroyed 20 homes and threatened several hundred more in rural areas, authorities said.
Crews worked against winds
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - He's been a governor, a movie star and the world's greatest body builder, but Arnold Schwarzenegger isn't done yet.
The man who never tires of telling people he'll be back returned again Monday, this time as a global policy wonk
DENVER (AP) - The Village Voice is being sold, along with all of its affiliated free arts weekly newspapers, but the deal excludes the online classified site Backpage.com, whose listings have drawn fire for promoting the illegal sex trade.
The buyout is being led by Scott Tobias, the chief
By DYLAN LOVANAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The man known to a generation of Americans as "The Science Guy" is condemning efforts by some Christian groups to cast doubts on evolution and lawmakers who want to bring the Bible into science classrooms.
Bill Nye, a mechanical engineer and
By SUZANNE GAMBOAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Recognizing this year's elections are just a few weeks away, a panel of three federal judges questioned on Monday whether South Carolina should wait until 2014 to put its voter identification law into effect.
The judges raised the question
By DAVID ESPO and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Mitt Romney led a chorus of Republican criticism of the administration's foreign policy on Monday, accusing President Barack Obama of minimizing the recent killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya as a mere "bump in the road"
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A Harvard-educated biologist was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday after being convicted of going on a shooting rampage during a faculty meeting at an Alabama university, killing three colleagues and wounding three others in
By FRANCES D'EMILIOAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - Maria Adele Carrai has two master's degrees from Italian universities in economics and Asian languages and is now earning her Ph.D. in international law in Hong Kong. Her linguistic credentials are formidable: Besides native Italian, she
By The Associated Press
"God willing, a new order will come together and we'll do away with everything that distances us. I do believe the system of empires has reached the end of the road. The world can no longer see an emperor commanding it." - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in an