Nation/World

Taliban storm Pakistani school, killing 126

APTOPIX Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing 126 people, officials said, in the worst attack to hit the...

World

Panama's Noriega in prison 25 years post-invasion

PANAMA CITY — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is nearly forgotten, languishing in a steamy jungle prison near the interoceanic canal while the...


National

Bush officials did little oversight of CIA program

WASHINGTON (AP) — In July 2004, despite growing internal concerns about the CIA’s brutal interrogation methods, senior members of George W. Bush’s national security...


World

Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

SYDNEY — An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The...


Police , National

Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

DENVER — The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty. In a letter to The Denver Post...


National

Rain a ‘start’ for Calif., but drought entrenched

So there’s good news and there’s bad news on the California drought. The good news is that recent rain has finally started to chip away at the severe...




National

Lava slows but still on track to hit Hawaii market

HONOLULU — Lava from an active volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island slowed slightly but stayed on track to hit a shopping center in the small town of Pahoa....


World

Pakistan: 77 militants killed after school massacre

ISLAMABAD  — Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said...


World

8 children killed, mother stabbed, in Australia

SYDNEY — Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said. Police...


National

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space...


World

Cubans hope for better future with US-Havana deal

HAVANA — Cubans cheered the surprise announcement that their country will restore relations with the United States, hopeful they’ll soon see expanded...


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