Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

Mideast Iran Execution

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she alleged was trying to rape her, drawing swift international condemnation for a prosecution several...


Correction: US-United States-Iraq-US Death story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Oct. 24 about the death of U.S. service member in the fight against the Islamic State group, The Associated Press reported erroneously...


How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help....


Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — After the United States’ path to the World Cup hit a snag four years ago, Carli Lloyd was happy to help send the team through smoothly this time....


Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ebola virus’s arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel...


Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S....


Ex-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the three men he once held hostage looked on, a former commander of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced on Friday...

Auto , National

US official: Auto safety agency under review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation officials are reviewing the “safety culture” of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration...


Kerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled...


Former Obama lawyer nixes attorney general offer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told President Barack Obama she doesn’t want to be nominated for attorney general, after he asked...


Republicans question federal response on Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the...

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