| 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 6, 2014
| 4:00 AM
SAFED, Israel — The 9-year-old Syrian boy with no legs wheeled himself down a bright hospital corridor, stopping to accept a pain pill from one nurse and a high-five from another.
He has been here for a month, ever since a Syrian government...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Fortissimo Films has added two more titles to its fast-expanding Berlin festival and market lineup.
The Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based sales agency has picked up Dutch thriller "Lucia de B." and drama "Ghadi" from Lebanon.
Fortissimo recently added...
| Feb 11, 2014
Senior forward Jerrelle Benimon posted his nation-best 16th doubledouble Monday, with 17 points and 16 rebounds. But he shot 4-for-12 and went 9-for-14 overall from the free-throw line, as the Tigers (16-9,7-3 Colonial Athletic Association) lost to UNC-...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:29 AM
BEIRUT -- A Lebanese alpine skier competing in the Sochi Winter Olympics has landed in hot water back home after topless photos of her taken during a photo shoot for an Austrian sports calendar surfaced on the Internet.
The calendar pictures, taken...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:29 AM
The state of Connecticut has been, and still is, the birthplace, workplace and/or home of many fine artists. J. Alden Weir, Childe Hassam, Josef and Anni Albers, Paul Cadmus, John Henry Twachtman, Dwight Tryon, Ellis Ruley and many others called, or call,...