| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A U.S. soldier has been charged with two counts of premeditated murder in the killing of two Iraqi civilians.
The charges against Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera, 31, stem from an alleged shooting of two civilians near the village of As Sadah in...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber detonated a Toyota sedan Saturday next to an Afghan army vehicle protecting the site of an upcoming national assembly expected to consider a security pact with the United States. At least six people were killed and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:53 AM
BAGHDAD — A suicide attacker and twin bomb blast Thursday targeted Shiites marking a somber religious ritual in Iraq, killing at least 41 people and wounding more than 100, officials said.
The ritual, known as Ashoura, is observed every year...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama pledged Monday to honor the nation’s debt to its military veterans by improving healthcare, job support and educational opportunities for those who have served.
In his annual Veterans Day address at Arlington...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The appointment of Mullah Fazlullah as head of the Pakistani Taliban signals a significant shift for the militant organization into a potentially more uncompromising, violent group based increasingly on ideology rather than...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:12 PM
QUITO, Ecuador — The vice president of Ecuador on Friday denounced illegal mining as growing scourge a day after a violent confrontation between soldiers and miners in an Amazonian region left one civilian dead and nine soldiers wounded.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Friday killed eight civilians, including three women and three children, according to a provincial police chief.
The vehicle in which they were riding was destroyed and its driver killed...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:49 AM
The man accused of going on a deadly shooting rampage through Los Angeles International Airport remained heavily sedated and under armed guard at a hospital Monday.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, an unemployed motorcycle mechanic, was wounded by LAX police...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The man authorities allege opened fire inside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday “made the conscious decision” to try to kill multiple TSA employees, according to a federal criminal complaint.
In a handwritten letter found in a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:51 PM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A U.S. drone fired missiles Friday at the residence of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, a top militant with a $5-million FBI bounty on his head who is thought to be responsible for the deaths of thousands of people....
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:21 AM
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — The Pakistani Taliban confirmed on Saturday the death of its leader in a U.S. drone strike the day before, as the group's leadership council met to begin the process of choosing a successor.
The death of Hakimullah...