US military trains eclectic group of anti-IS fighters

NORTHERN SYRIA (AP) — Barcham Zana knows her enemy. It is the Islamic State, which she calls “darkness.” Islamic State militants killed two cousins, sheRead More

Investigators search wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA

CAIRO (AP) — The French navy said Monday that one of its ships has joined the search for the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, focusingRead More

US to maintain Russia sanctions, hopes EU will keep them too

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington will maintain economic sanctions against Russia over its support of armed separatists in eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea and isRead More

House Dems back bill to overhaul chemical regulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and two other high-ranking Democrats say they will support a bipartisan bill to set new safety standardsRead More

French ship to join hunt for EgyptAir jet’s black boxes

PARIS (AP) — The French navy said Monday that one of its ships has arrived in the search area to help look for traces ofRead More

Police, soldiers swarm Mexico’s Acapulco, killings continue

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Along with beach towels or sandals, there’s a new popular beach accessory that says a lot about the violence gripping thisRead More

Freddie Gray: Prosecutor criticized after officer acquittal

BALTIMORE (AP) — After two trials and no convictions, Baltimore’s top prosecutor is facing criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against sixRead More

Pope meets with Al-Azhar imam in sign of renewed relations

VATICAN CITY (AP) —Pope Francis on Monday embraced the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, reopening an important channel forRead More

Mount Everest

Indian climber 3rd to die on Mount Everest in recent days

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An expedition organizer says an Indian climber who had fallen sick and was being helped down Mount Everest has died, becomingRead More

Sandor Tarics, oldest former Olympic champion, dies at 102

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sandor Tarics, a water polo gold medalist for Hungary at the 1936 Berlin Games and the oldest living Olympic champion, hasRead More