12-year-old California student ready to start university

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses saysRead More

Verdict expected Monday in Freddie Gray-officer trial

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge is preparing to hand down his verdict in the case of a Baltimore police officer charged in the arrest andRead More

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama’s mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious aboutRead More

DJ-producer Calvin Harris resting after car accident

NEW YORK (AP) — Popular DJ-producer Calvin Harris is resting after he was involved in a car accident Friday night and sustained minor injuries. HisRead More

Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breach

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that housesRead More

Mount Everest

Some 30 climbers sick near Everest summit after 2 die

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal official says some 30 climbers have gotten frostbite or become sick on Mount Everest, in addition to two whoRead More

El-Sissi says Egypt submarine headed to plane crash site

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president says a submarine belonging to his country’s Oil Ministry has left for the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804Read More

Islamic State group leader urges attacks in Europe and US

CAIRO (AP) — An Islamic State group spokesman has urged sympathizers in Europe and the U.S. to launch attacks on civilians there if they areRead More

North Korean diplomat mourned as serious loss for country

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The North Korean diplomat who negotiated a 1994 deal to freeze the country’s nuclear programs in exchange for aid wasRead More

Vietnam votes for rubber-stamp assembly ahead of Obama visit

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Ahead of President Barack Obama’s first visit to Vietnam, the country is voting in once-every-five-year-elections for a rubber-stamp parliament whose membershipRead More