Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya
CAIRO (AP) — Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday. The attack widens the circle of nations affected by the group's atrocities while showing its growth beyond a self-declared "caliphate" in Syia and Iraq.
24 dead, 28 safe, hundreds missing as Med migrant boat sinks
ROME (AP) — A boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead and sparking fears for what could become the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant sea disaster, Italy's Coast Guard and other officials said Sunday.
Hundreds gather to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Several hundred people have gathered at the former site of the Oklahoma City federal building to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombing there that killed 168 people and injured many others.
Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community.
Q&A: Details about Hinckley and the insanity defense
When John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan, jurors left open the possibility that he would one day live outside a mental institution. For decades he's been receiving treatment at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washingto, D.
Clinton patches relations with liberals at campaign's outset
WASHINGTON (AP) — This time, Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to be on liberals' good side.
New Hampshire Republican voters are relishing crowded field
NASHUA, New Hampshire (AP) — For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.
Gyrocopter pilot frustrated message isn't getting through
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn't getting through.
Extremist past mars makeover of France's far-right party
PARIS (AP) — The timing could not have been worse. Daggers were already drawn in a father-daughter duel within the far-right National Front when a judicial investigation began circling closer and closer to the party leadership.
Kids of Cold War crocs going to Cuba on conservation mission
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Cuba's efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a pair of reptiles that Fidel Castro gave to a Soviet cosmonaut four decades ago.
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