US Evacuates Embassy in Libya

Updated 3 days ago   
By: David Schlager

   WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fightin..
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Violence Continues Amid Push for Peace

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Kelly Wakelee

   BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) - Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in i..
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US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant dete..
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Diplomats call for extension of Gaza cease-fire

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PARIS (AP) - Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.    French Foreign Minister L..
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Israel says soldier missing in Gaza confirmed dead

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military says an Israel soldier Hamas claimed to have captured in the Gaza Strip earlier this week was in fact killed in battle on that day.  ..
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Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.&..
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Lawyer: Claims of botched circumcision are untrue

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Two doctors are denying claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.    A..
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Boater missing in water after Dry Tortugas crash

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

DRY TORTUGAS, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife crews are searching for a person in the water following a boat collision near the Dry Tortugas.  ..
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President to discuss Refugee status for immigrant kids

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping..
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1 dead, 2 hurt in Pennsylvania hospital shooting

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

DARBY, Pa. (AP) - A shooting at a suburban Philadelphia hospital campus has killed one worker and injured two other people.    Prosecutor Jack Whelan says one of the..
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UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking..
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Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

XIXI, Taiwan (AP) - Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48..
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Virginia police: 2 dead after storm at campground

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - A fierce storm packing powerful winds and rain toppled trees and flipped campers Thursday at a Virginia campground Thursday, killing at least two people an..
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Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm..
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NJ man dies in Fla. Keys diving accident

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A New Jersey man is dead following a diving trip in the Florida Keys with his teenage children.    Monroe County Sheriff's officials say 45-ye..
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US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in eight years. The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid droppe..
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Tropical depression weakens to tropical wave

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression in the Atlantic has weakened to a tropical wave as it approaches the Lesser Antilles.    I..
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Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and a transport minister said 47 people were trapped ..
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European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and H..
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Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) - Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city ..
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