Rock star Ted Nugent is being blasted for putting an anti-Semitic gun control post on Facebook.
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BEIRUT — Dozens of civilians were among more than 500 people killed since the Syrian Army, backed by Russian airstrikes, started a massive offensive in northern Aleppo province more than a week ago, a monitoring group said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials see Thursday’s attempt to renew negotiations on Syria as a make-or-break moment that could lead to a cease-fire or to a disastrously downward spiral in an already brutal war.
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on North Korea, in a bid aimed at forcing the international community to retaliate more strongly against the rogue nation after a series of worrisome moves.
BEIJING — Taiwanese prosecutors suspect a 17-story building that collapsed after an earthquake Saturday was built with dubious construction methods, according to local media.
TIJUANA, Mexico — From the cuts of meat served in the Argentine-style parrilladas, to the cherry tomatoes in the salads, many of the ingredients at the Cheripan restaurant in Tijuana’s gastronomic district come from San Diego.
ZHUHAI, China - The polar bears pace back and forth in their enclosure, heads lolling as they turn, their distress apparent. Chinese tourists crowd around display windows to snap quick close-ups on their phones.
Hailing from Buenos Aires, Josefina Asconape (who performs simply as Josefina) spent her childhood and most of her adult life living in different countries. Among the many she has spent time in (everywhere from Italy to China to Japan to Belgium), Paris appears to be the most influential in her pursuit of music. In France, she began her musical tenure singing jazz standards and French songs.
WASHINGTON — As Islamic State forces lose ground in Iraq and Syria, fighters loyal to the group have seized territory in oil-rich Libya, levying taxes at gunpoint and creating sanctuaries to launch possible attacks in North Africa and Europe, U.S. officials say.
AMMAN, Jordan — As the Syrian Army pushes toward the Turkish border in the north, the government is also achieving major gains in strategic southern Syria near the Jordanian frontier.