January 13, 2012 RSS feed / World

Fuel-bearing ship just 6 miles from Nome

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Russian tanker hauling much-needed fuel across the ice-choked Bering Sea to the Alaska city of Nome was just six miles from its destination this morning. More...

Arab League warns of Syria civil war

BEIRUT (AP) — The head of the Arab League warned today that Syria may be sliding toward civil war, as security forces fired on thousands of people who poured into the streets in support of army defectors who switched sides to try to topple Pres More...

November trade defict hits $47.8 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened in November for the first time in five months. Exports fell for a second straight month while imports rose to an all-time high, driven by rising demand for oil and foreign-made cars. More...

Marine video outrage not stopping peace talk moves

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon officials worry that outrage over a video purporting to depict Marines urinating on Taliban corpses will tarnish the reputation of the entire military. More...

Texas mom sentenced to 45 years

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A Texas woman who suffocated her 6-year-old son in a New Hampshire motel room and left his body along a dirt road in Maine has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. More...

Man accused of taking cop car caught

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Thousands attend nuke expert’s funeral

TEHRAN, Iran ( AP) — Thousands of mourners chanted “Death to Israel” and “ Death to America” today during the funeral of a slain nuclear expert whom Iranian officials accuse the two nations of killing in a bomb blast thi More...