Police: Man, 60 crushed to death by metal frame at while working at an Ohio machine shop
Police say a 60-year-old man has been crushed to death at a machine shop in Ohio.
Excommunicated leader of Mormon women's group loses final appeal
The co-founder of a Mormon women's group who was excommunicated last summer has lost her final appeal to regain membership in the Utah-based church.
Residents worry over border hours between southeast Alaska community, British Columbia town
Residents in a small southeast Alaska community are worried that overnight closure of the Canada border will have hurt safety and the local economy.
Smaller crowds protest Wisconsin right-to-work plan than against 2011 anti-union measures
Thousands of Wisconsin union workers rallied at the Capitol Saturday to protest a "right-to-work" proposal that would outlaw the mandatory payment of union dues, but the crowd was much smaller than those in 2011 against Gov. Scott Walker's law stripping public sector unions of much of their power.
McMorris Rogers ignores Homeland Security funding spat, predicts next deadline can't be worse
What near-miss on a Department of Homeland Security shutdown? To hear Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers address activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, there were no hints of an intraparty fight the night before that led to the brink of a partial shutdown of the agency tasked with border control and anti-terrorism.
New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee ice runway draws pilots from around the Northeast
Winter on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee means ice fishing, hockey tournaments and, if the ice is strong enough, airplanes.
30 struggling public schools in Colorado have 1 more year to improve or face state sanctions
A Pueblo public school system and a Colorado Springs magnet school are among 30 schools that have one more year to improve state accountability scores or face state sanctions.
Blind dog rescued in good health after wandering away from home during cold snap 2 weeks ago
A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.
Authorities seize 15 tons of marijuana on US-Mexico border in near-record pot bust
Federal authorities have seized more than 15 tons of marijuana in a near-record bust at a border crossing in Southern California.
Judge: Defendant competent to stand trial in 2013 shootings at municipal meeting that killed 3
A judge has ruled a Pennsylvania man competent to stand trial in the shooting deaths of three people during a municipal meeting.
Venezuela announces plans to limit number of US diplomats allowed, require tourist visas
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he will limit the number of U.S. diplomats allowed to work in the socialist South American country and also will require U.S. citizens to apply for visas if they want to visit.
2 women suicide bombers kill themselves, 2 others at northeast Nigerian bus stop
A witness and a security officer say four people died when two women blew themselves up at a bus stop in a village in northeast Nigeria, the latest in a series of suicide bombings carried out by females and blamed on the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group.
Greek police say 2 suspected members of Conspiracy Nuclei of Fire anarchist group arrested
Greek police say they have arrested two people allegedly belonging to armed anarchist group Conspiracy Nuclei of Fire.
Sierra Leone registers rise in new Ebola cases
President Ernest Bai Koroma reinstated restrictions in Sierra Leone in response to the rise in confirmed cases of Ebola.
From Iraq to New York, here's a look at Islamic State group developments this week
Little known to the wider world 18 months ago, the Islamic State extremist group has muscled its way into the international spotlight by carving out a self-declared caliphate in the heart of the Mideast, beheading its opponents and foreign journalists, and attracting radicalized youth as far afield as Paris, London and New York.
AP Interview: Greek finance minister says country intends to seek talks on debt rescheduling
Greece intends to start discussions with its creditors on debt rescheduling in order to make the country's massive debt sustainable, at the same time as working on reform measures that need to be cemented by April, the finance minister said Saturday.
Official Yemen news agency says Sanaa, Iran sign agreement to open direct flight routes
Yemen's official news agency is reporting that rebels who control the country's capital have signed an agreement with Iranian authorities in Tehran to set up direct flights between the two countries.
Greece's prime minister: Bailout deal terms have been left out of loan extension agreement
Greece's prime minister says the country won't seek a third bailout deal, having succeeded in separating the loan agreement from the "disastrous" austerity conditions imposed with the willing cooperation of previous governments.
Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine
A Ukrainian photojournalist has been killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine.
Iran offers to protect Iraqi artifacts after Islamic State group filmed smashing relics
Iran has offered to safeguard potentially at-risk Iraqi artifacts after a video released by the Islamic State group showed its militants using sledgehammers to smash relics in Iraq's northern city of Mosul.