New Saudi king seeks to reassure citizens on succession and policy

RIYADH — Saudi King Salman pledged continuity in energy and foreign policies on Friday and then quickly moved to appoint younger men as his ... »

Militias attack Yemen president’s private home

Militia fighters bombarded the private residence of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Tuesday in an effort to overthrow the government, th ... »

U.S. astronauts shelter in Russia part of space station after alarm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts evacuated the U.S. section of the International Space Station on Wednesday and moved into the Russian side ... »

AirAsia flight’s black box recovered by divers in plane wreckage

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Search teams began retrieving the black boxes from the wreckage of the AirAsia jetliner, which will help investigators ... »

White House: U.S. should have sent higher profile leader to Paris march

WASHINGTON — The United States should have sent a higher profile leader to take part in the march in Paris on Sunday to honor victims of the ... »

U.S. Central Command’s YouTube, Twitter accounts suspended after apparent hack

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were suspended on Monday after apparently being hacked by Islami ... »

Charlie Hebdo shooting suspects reportedly killed as police storm hostage scene

DAMMARTIN-EN-BOELE, France — Hundreds of heavily armed police moved in on two al-Qaida-linked suspects in the Charlie Hebdo magazine slaying ... »

One of Paris Charlie Hebdo attack victims taught at University of Iowa

A former University of Iowa professor was among 12 people killed Wednesday when Islamist gunmen stormed a French satirical weekly in Paris.

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French police converge on small town after reported sightings of Paris attack suspects

VILLERS-COTTERETS/PARIS — French anti-terrorism police converged on an area northeast of Paris on Thursday after two brothers suspected of be ... »

Police hunt three Frenchmen after 12 killed in Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo

PARIS — Police are hunting three French nationals, including two brothers from the Paris region, after suspected Islamist gunmen killed 12 p ... »

Twelve dead in shooting at Paris satirical magazine’s office

PARIS — Twelve people were killed today at the Paris headquarters of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Authorities claim at least two gu ... »

Senate Majority Leader Reid hospitalized after exercise accident

WASHINGTON — Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid broke his ribs and facial bones when a piece of exercise equipment malfunctioned dur ... »

Researchers find the ancient genetic link between fish fins and animal hands

It’s no big news that hands and feet evolved from aquatic fins. But when you look at a modern fish, it’s hard to imagine just how how ... »

AirAsia crash probe focuses on timing of request to climb, weather

SURABAYA, Indonesia — Investigators into the AirAsia flight which crashed into the sea off Indonesia are focusing on the timing of the crew's ... »

Oil prices drop, market less worried about Libya supply

Crude oil prices tumbled on Monday, with Brent and U.S. crude hitting their lowest levels since May 2009, reversing early gains on selling by inves ... »

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