| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:05 PM
BEIRUT — A suicide bomber killed himself and wounded at least two others Monday when he detonated an explosives belt while traveling in a passenger van south of Beirut, the Lebanese capital, authorities said.
The official National News Agency said...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:00 PM
MOSCOW -- U.S. warnings that terrorists might try to smuggle explosives aboard Russia-bound flights have added to fears of attacks ahead of Friday's opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The Department of Homeland Security has alerted airlines flying...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Maxine Kumin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New England writer and onetime U.S. poet laureate, began writing poetry in the 1950s. She hated it when early mentors told her they liked her work because “she wrote like a man.” Alongside her friend...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Julia Roberts' younger half sister, Nancy Motes, who was found dead in a bathtub in what was reported to the coroner's office as a suicide, left behind several pages of notes, officials said.
Ed Winter, deputy chief of the L.A. County coroner's office,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:55 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nine militants and two Somali government officials were killed when an Al Qaeda-linked terror group attacked the presidential compound in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Friday.
President Hassan Sheik Mohamud, whose...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:10 PM
BEIRUT — The United Nations on Saturday called for improved humanitarian access for millions of needy Syrians as Syrian government forces pounded rebel positions and the latest car bomb apparently linked to the civil war exploded in neighboring...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:23 PM
MOSCOW – Russian police and security agents were searching Monday for a suspected terrorist in Sochi, the host city of next month's Winter Olympics, a local website reported Monday.
Authorities distributed a photograph and personal details about...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:03 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - A suicide car bomber attacked the Somali presidential palace in Mogadishu on Friday, triggering a massive explosion, before about 10 heavily armed gunmen jumped out of two more vehicles and opened fire.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:43 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two civilians working for the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan were killed Monday in a suicide car bomb attack on a NATO convoy in eastern Kabul, officials said.
An official at Pul-e-Charkhi prison, near the site of the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:34 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – As the Pakistani government attempts to hold peace talks with banned Islamist militants, a suicide bomber blew himself up on the outskirts of Peshawar on Monday, killing four women and wounding four others, officials said....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Many federal programs aimed at preventing psychological problems in military service members and their families have not been evaluated correctly to determine whether they are working and are not supported by science, says a new report commissioned by the...