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  • Suicide bomber strikes south of Lebanon's capital

    Suicide bomber strikes south of Lebanon's capital
    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...
  • Russia security concerns intensify with U.S. warning to airlines

    Russia security concerns intensify with U.S. warning to airlines
    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 hasĀ alertedĀ airlines flying...
  • Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer-winning poet, dies at 88

    Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer-winning poet, dies at 88
    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...
  • Julia Roberts' half sister's death: Sibling left notes, officials say

    Julia Roberts' half sister's death: Sibling left notes, officials say
    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,...
  • 11 killed in attack on Somali presidential compound

    11 killed in attack on Somali presidential compound
    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...
  • U.N. calls for improved humanitarian aid access in Syria

    U.N. calls for improved humanitarian aid access in Syria
    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...
  • Russians seek alleged female terrorist in Sochi, site of Olympics

    Russians seek alleged female terrorist in Sochi, site of Olympics
    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...
  • Suicide car bomber rocks Somalia's presidential palace

    Suicide car bomber rocks Somalia's presidential palace
    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. Somali President...
  • Suicide bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan; 2 contractors killed

    Suicide bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan; 2 contractors killed
    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...
  • Suicide bombings in Pakistan raise questions about peace talks

    Suicide bombings in Pakistan raise questions about peace talks
    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....
  • Programs to prevent psychological problems in troops questioned

    Programs to prevent psychological problems in troops questioned
    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...