SANAA, Yemen -- At least 12 pro-government Yemeni fighters were killed and about 50 others injured Monday in an airstrike in Lahj in southern Yemen, despite a five-day truce announced earlier by the Saudi-led alliance, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Oliva Lopez thought she'd be working with migrant mothers and children in a group-home setting when hired as a social worker at a Texas family detention center.
But when she arrived at the concrete facility ...Read more
NEW DELHI -- Security was tightened across India Monday as gunmen dressed in military fatigues attacked a police station and shot at a bus in the northern state of Punjab, killing six people including four policemen, ...Read more
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- President Barack Obama inserted himself deeply into the election season from this remote locale on Monday, blasting the political rhetoric of Republican presidential candidates and what he called a...Read more
TRENTON, N.J. -- When Chris Christie recently launched his presidential bid with a pep-style rally at his old high school, Jim O'Neill pointedly skipped the homecoming event.
"I didn't want to do anything that would have ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- The King did it with his Priscilla.
So did Mia Farrow and Ol' Blue Eyes; Richard Gere and Cindy Crawford; Demi Moore and Bruce Willis. Mickey Rooney did it twice, with two women.
They all got married in Las ...Read more
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- When Sari Sakakini opened his ceramic-tiled Orjuwan deli in Ramallah's well-to-do Masyoun neighborhood, he hoped it would be the start of a global franchise of Palestinian food. A year later, that ...Read more
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- The children gather at dusk on the pitted motel parking lot, hard against the sound wall of the freeway. They kick a scuffed soccer ball and play with the stray dogs they have rescued. One holds a...Read more
Hidden Doors, Secret RoomsJamie Eubanks
Jillian Braedon possesses a secret so explosive that she must be silenced. On the run with her five-year-old daughter, stranded in the middle of a blizzard and critically injured, Jill sends little Valerie off into the raging storm alone. The child stumbles onto the property of retired ...
Moviegoer Melissa Holt took in a screening of the animated film "Minions" at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood on Friday with little worry about her safety.
But the day after the deadly shooting at a movie theater in ...Read more
PRARIE VIEW, Texas -- The sign was homemade, all but two words written in black on white strips of paper attached to a wrought iron fence facing University Drive, the gateway to Prairie View A&M University.
"Signal lane ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The photographs went online earlier this month after a 27-year-old man was gunned down in South Los Angeles. One showed a man flashing a chrome handgun from his jacket pocket. In another, a young man held a ...Read more
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican legislative leaders lambasted Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon for his Ferguson-related decisions last year, saying he made a difficult situation a "disaster," and they activated a committee to ...Read more
MIAMI -- Nearly two weeks after a former Guantanamo attorney asked the Inspector General's Office at the Pentagon to investigate whether the war court compound at the remote base was linked to seven cases of cancer, a base...Read more
NEW YORK -- LaGuardia Airport was born of controversy after Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, miffed that his city did not have its own airport, refused to exit a plane that had landed at Newark Liberty International Airport in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are looking to vote on defunding Planned Parenthood before leaving the Capitol for August recess.
It's an effort that is unlikely to be much more than a procedural or show-vote given that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Monday that he would make immigration reform a priority if elected president, and he criticized two of his rivals for making statements that "don't help" solve ...Read more
The Boy Scouts of America lifted a blanket ban on gay scout leaders Monday but will allow religious-backed scout groups to deny leadership positions based on sexual orientation.
Seventy-nine percent of the youth ...Read more
Is the Obama administration trying to use Social Security to prevent more than 4 million Americans from being able to buy guns?
The National Rifle Association thinks so and is asking for donations to help fight what it ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The "unwelcome sisterhood" featured on Monday's New York Magazine cover of women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual abuse includes a former Playboy Bunny who said Cosby raped her at a Chicago hotel.
DETROIT -- A judge terminated convicted murderer Mitchelle Blair's parental rights to her two surviving children Monday, and also severed the parental rights of the father of the youngest child.
But Wayne County Circuit ...Read more