Coming home after 130 years

A family of Syrian refugees returns to the island that their great-grandparents fled 130 years ago ...
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Hawaii school cleans, but ash still coats desks, floors

HONOLULU (AP) — Aina Akamu gave final exams to his students as they sat on bleachers or the floor of ...
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Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurant

TORONTO (AP) — Police hunted for two people Friday after an explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an ...
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Cyclone Mekunu kills girl of 12 in Oman

Thousands of residents in coastal areas are moved to shelters amid high winds and rain ...
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Sweden to try migrants over synagogue firebomb attack

Three young migrants to be tried in Sweden for allegedly attacking synagogue in Gothenburg with firebombs last December.

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Publix Suspends Contributions To NRA-Backed Politician Amid Protests

Protests prompted supermarket chain Publix to suspend all political
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Panetta: Egypt’s leaders promise full democracy

Egypts newly elected President Mohammed Morsi, right, meets with US defense Secretary Leon Panetta in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Panetta is seeking assurances from Egypt's new Islamist government that the country will remain a military partner at a time of political tumult in the Middle East and growing worry about Iran's nuclear ambitions. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta left meetings with Egypt's new leaders Tuesday with an optimistic outlook for the valuable American ally emerging from its Arab Spring revolution, saying that he believes new Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the country's military chief both are committed to democratic rule.


Iraq car bombs kill 14: officials

A fire engine arrives at the scene following twin car bombs in the Karrada area of the capital BaghdadTwin car bombs in Baghdad killed 12 people and wounded at least 47 others on Tuesday, while another attack west of the capital killed two and wounded three, security and medical officials said.