GENEVA (AP) — Evidence suggests that some kind of chemical “substance” was used in Syria that may have killed more than 1,000 people, but… More »
Photo gallery: 50th anniversary of MLK’s ‘Dream’ speech
Photo gallery: AP images of the march then and now
“When we allow freedom to ring… More »
YOTSUKURA, Japan (AP) — Fumio Suzuki, a third-generation fisherman, sets out into the Pacific Ocean every seven weeks. Not to catch fish that he… More »
SYDNEY (AP) — Billabong reported a $769 million annual loss Tuesday that reflects a collapse in the value of its once hot surf and… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday outlined the clearest justification yet for U.S. military action in Syria, saying there was… More »
TOKYO (AP) — Deep beneath Fukushima’s crippled nuclear power station, a massive underground reservoir of contaminated water that began spilling from the plant’s reactors… More »
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A moderately strong earthquake struck near Mexico’s Pacific coast resort of Acapulco on Wednesday, causing cracks in some buildings and… More »
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s nuclear watchdog said a leak of highly radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant could be the beginning… More »
Photo gallery: Torrential rains deluge the Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Flooding caused by some of the Philippines’ heaviest rains that submerged more than… More »
TOKYO (AP) — The operator of Japan’s tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant said Tuesday that about 300 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from… More »
YATTA, West Bank (AP) — After discovering a privacy bug on Facebook, unemployed Palestinian programmer Khalil Shreateh said he just wanted to collect the… More »
The specter of Benghazi is affecting U.S. policy in coup-wracked Egypt.
LONDON (AP) — The partner of a journalist who received leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was detained for nearly nine… More »
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Strong earthquakes shook central New Zealand on Friday, damaging homes and roads and sending office workers scrambling for cover… More »
The National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at Ewa Beach, Hawaii has issued a statement at 4:36 p.m. HST.
Based on all… More »
Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after presumed supporters of the deposed Islamist president torched two local government buildings near the capital in the latest of a series of apparent reprisals to follow a bloody crackdown on their protest camps.
Nagasaki’s mayor has criticized Japan’s government for failing to sign on to an international nuclear disarmament effort as the country marked the 68th anniversary Friday of the atomic bombing of his city.
The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant said Tuesday it is struggling with its latest efforts to stop contaminated underground water leaks from running into the sea.
Amid online “chatter” about terror threats, U.S. diplomatic posts in 19 cities in the Muslim world will be closed at least through the end of this week, the State Department said.
A U.S. military helicopter crashed at an American base on the southern island of Okinawa, Japanese and U.S. officials said Monday.
Photo gallery of embassy closures
WASHINGTON (AP) — The weekend closure of nearly two dozen U.S. diplomatic posts in the Muslim world resulted from… More »
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake shook northeastern Japan on Sunday in the same region devastated by a giant tsunami and temblor 2-1/2 years… More »
Twitter is handing down new rules to control abusive language, the company said Saturday, a move which follows a barrage of nasty, harassing, and threatening messages directed at high-profile female users of the microblogging site.
The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel alert.
The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued potential for terrorist attacks,… More »
The United States issued a global travel alert Friday, citing an al-Qaida threat that also caused the State Department to close 21 embassies and consulates this weekend in the Muslim world.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating a childhood friend to represent the U.S. at the United Nations office and other international organizations… More »