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  • Jihadists coming home to Jordan lift security risk for US ally

    MAAN, Jordan Young Jordanians once listened to Sheik Mohammed al-Shalabi as he encouraged them to go fight in Syria. Now he hopes the government will heed him too.
  • 100 years later, world debates: Were Armenian deaths genocide?

    YEREVAN, Armenia In the swank shops and tidy cafes that line the new pedestrian zone in Armenia's capital, there's barely a hint that nearly everyone here is the descendent of a generation that escaped with their lives in a harrowing flight from Ottoman...

    Activists: Dozens killed in fighting in southern Syria

    Activists say intense clashes between government forces and militants in southern Syria have killed more than two dozen people in two days. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the battles that began Monday in the southern...

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Prosecutors blame capsizing of migrant boat on its captain for colliding with rescue ship Prosecutors in Sicily say two actions are suspected to have caused a migrant boat to capsize in what is thought to be the Mediterranean's worst migrant disaster....

    Questions, answers about federal anti-radicalization effort

    The Obama administration is piloting programs in Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis focused on tackling global terrorism on a local scale. But some community members and activists worry the efforts will amount to wide-scale government surveillance of...