| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:53 PM
| Sep 15, 2013
On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
"MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
BEIRUT — The humanitarian crisis inside Syria is escalating rapidly with more than 9 million people — about 40% of the population — in dire need as winter approaches and agencies find it increasingly difficult to deliver aid inside the...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The traffic stretched for miles, bumper to bumper, as Syrian expatriates streamed to this picturesque hillside town by the thousands Wednesday to cast ballots in a presidential election whose outcome is widely seen as a foregone conclusion.
| May 23, 2014
| 6:16 AM
"Arrived at Bunker Hill and commenced building a fort … were not discovered until the approach of daylight, when a British cannonade and bombardment commenced … completed the fort about 12 o'clock. It was a poor one ... but better than none....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:24 PM
BEIRUT—Israeli warplanes struck targets late Monday near the Lebanese-Syrian border, according to news and official accounts, but there were conflicting reports about whether the areas hit were on Syrian or Lebanese soil.
The official Lebanese...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:03 PM
A Tennessee woman whose husband died in a mysterious explosion in their home earlier this week has succumbed to her injuries from the apparent bombing, officials said Thursday.
Marion Setzer, 72, died at a Nashville hospital Wednesday evening, two...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:14 PM
A Tennessee man was charged Thursday in the killing of his mother-in-law and father-in-law after a bomb exploded at their home this week, officials said.
Richard Parker, 49, was being held in lieu of $1-million bond after being arrested at his home...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:40 AM
BEIRUT — Breaking a 10-month deadlock, Lebanon on Saturday unveiled a new unity government as leaders struggle to maintain stability despite profound political divisions and spillover violence from the war raging in neighboring Syria.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:44 AM
BEIRUT -- Twin suicide car bombs ripped through a residential district of the Lebanese capital Wednesday in the latest deadly attack believed tied to the war raging in neighboring Syria, according to official and witness accounts.
At least three...