By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday the key to achieving genuine democracy in the former military-ruled country is for longtime adversaries to work together and ignore her international fame.
During her first visit to
By ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - The image appears on T-shirts and cellphone covers, coffee mugs and wine labels. And the 80-year-old pensioner who just weeks ago was mortified by the global stir she created with her botched restoration of a fresco of Christ is now looking to get
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans voted Friday to cramp President Barack Obama's environmental policies in favor of increased coal production, in a parting jab before returning home to campaign. The bill would bar the Environmental Protection Agency from
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) - A Saginaw police supervisor has been demoted and two officers have been disciplined for their roles in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding, mentally ill homeless man in a parking lot, city officials said Friday.
The on-scene supervisor during the July 1 shooting of Milton
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
LIBERTY, Texas (AP) - Four men who pleaded guilty in the repeated sexual assault of an 11-year-old Texas girl were each sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison, terms they agreed to in deals with prosecutors.
Their sentencing hearings came after another man
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will remove from the U.S. terrorism list an Iranian militant group formerly allied with Saddam Hussein, officials said Friday, describing a move that will infuriate Tehran and end years of high-profile
By LAURA MILLSAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Vera Lesovets held up photographs of her dog, Yasha, a spunky 5-year-old corgi, nipping playfully at the heels of a German shepherd twice her size.
But Yasha's life was cut short this week: After snacking on something in a Moscow park, she fell
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Ethics Committee: Waters will not be charged with ethics violations.
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By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - An emaciated teenage Georgia boy told police he was forced to kneel for hours at a time by his stepfather and mother, who now face charges of child cruelty after allegedly confining the teen in a bedroom for years and then sending him by bus to
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - An armed suicidal man who held a businessman hostage inside a downtown Pittsburgh office building for more than five hours Friday, posting Facebook updates during the standoff, surrendered to authorities without incident, police said.