| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Nuri al-Maliki stuck to his guns and refused to accept his removal as Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday, but his hold on power was tenuous as Iran's supreme leader, a long-time Maliki ally, publicly backed his replacement.
Taking to state television as...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
ATLANTA Terrorists sought to kidnap and kill Hadi Lazim when he served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Baghdad during the war in Iraq.
He fled to the U.S. with a special visa in 2010 and has steadily helped his five sons legally immigrate here...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a dramatic nightlong battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets.
The assault on Jinnah International Airport in...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:14 AM
The frantic search for Bowe Bergdahl began the moment his comrades discovered he was no longer inside the fragile outpost in a rock-strewn valley in one of the most hostile corners of Afghanistan.
Exactly why Bergdahl left is subject to intense...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A huge explosion likely caused by a suicide bomber at an army checkpoint outside the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed the attacker and wounded six others late on Wednesday, army officials said.
A car exploded in Barsis, 30 miles east of the port...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:54 PM
The armed Taliban fighters who captured Bowe Bergdahl in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, quickly handed him to a far more dangerous group that shuttled him between hide-outs in Pakistan's rugged tribal belt for the next five years.
| Jun 22, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Iran's supreme leader accused the United States on Sunday of trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries, as Sunni insurgents drove toward Baghdad from new strongholds along the Syrian border.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's condemnation...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Some people are just not cut out for a life of crime. Danielle Shea appears to be one of them.
Ms. Shea is the 22-year-old woman who is charged with phoning in bomb threats in an attempt to cancel Quinnipiac University's graduation ceremony last week so...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:09 AM
David Greig remembers walking with his 12-year-old son in the Scottish Highlands in July 2011 when they stopped at a remote town, picked up a newspaper and were stunned at the news: 33-year-old Anders Breivik killed 69 people and wounded 33 others, mostly...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:40 PM
At least eight people were killed Monday by a bomb blast at the School of Hygiene in the northern Nigeria city of Kano, with suspicion falling on the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Nigerian media reported a suicide bomber approached a line of...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:36 PM
They had each lost slabs of muscle to bomb blasts or other physical traumas, then struggled to regain even partial function of their mangled legs. Some even considered amputation.
After exhausting all conventional treatments, the five men volunteered...