In a Dec. 3 story listing past nightclub and music venue fires, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the location of a deadly February 2003 blaze. The Station nightclub was in West Warwick, not Warwick, Rhode Island.
Uzbekistan's acting president has overwhelmingly won a tightly controlled presidential election, the Central Asian country's first vote since the death of authoritarian leader Islam Karimov, election officials said Monday.
Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 8:11am
Security officials say Yemen's Shiite rebels have detained a number of Arab and African nationals, including more than 30 Egyptians, on suspicion of spying for the Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels.
Balint Szlanko and Susannah George, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 8:10am
The U.N. refugee agency distributed aid on Monday to dozens of Iraqi families uprooted from their homes in and around the city of Mosul, warning that their needs will only increase as winter progresses and temperatures continue to fall below freezing.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 7:30am
Anyone who finds a piece of debris from a Malaysia Airlines plane that is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean in 2014 could receive a financial reward, relatives of those who were on the plane said Monday in Madagascar.
Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 7:11am
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leader of his country to go to the site of the Japanese attack that propelled the United States into World War II.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 6:10am
Gen. Ratko Mladic "called the shots" as his troops murdered and expelled thousands of civilians to carve out an ethnically pure Serb mini-state in Bosnia during the Balkan nation's 1992-95 war, a United Nations prosecutor said Monday as Mladic's genocide trial neared its end.
Albert Aji and Howard Amos, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 6:03am
Rebel shelling of the Syrian government-held part of Aleppo killed a Russian nurse in a makeshift Russian hospital in the city on Monday while the Defense Ministry in Moscow said a Russian fighter jet crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after returning from a sortie over Syria.
Geir Moulson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 4:30am
The arrest of a 17-year-old Afghan migrant suspected of raping and killing a university student must not be used for "rabble-rousing and conspiracy propaganda," Germany's vice chancellor said Monday as a nationalist party argued that the government bears a share of the blame.
A senior Iranian official has warned the U.S. of a "firm and strong reaction" if it persists in actions he says are endangering a nuclear deal aimed at curbing programs Tehran could use to make atomic arms.