Nader, Mueller’s latest cooperator, a convicted pedophile
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a few days before the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration and a Lebanese-American businessman was on his way to Mar-a-Lago….
Students around US stage huge walkout against gun violence
They bowed their heads in honor of the dead. They carried signs with messages like "Never again" and "Am I next?" They railed against the National Rifle Association and the politicians who support it….
Painful parallels in school safety debate in US, Nigeria
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Facing different but equally harrowing crises, parents and educators in the United States and northeast Nigeria are debating similarly drastic measures to improve school safety as a painful public reckoning plays out in both countries….
Prison death highlights challenges of assigning cellmates
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Glenn Cox went before the parole board with a plan and a bandage on his forehead….
North Korean foreign minister visits Sweden
STOCKHOLM (AP) — North Korea's foreign minister is due to visit Sweden Thursday, a surprise move that can be seen as a first step toward a meeting in the Scandinavian country between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un….
Toys R Us demise to have impact from toy makers to landlords
NEW YORK (AP) — The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords….
Syria marks 7 years of war; rebel-held enclave under assault
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and Russian aircraft blanketed parts of the besieged, rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghotua with airstrikes and rocket fire on Thursday, activists said, as Syrians marked seven years since the popular uprising that sparked their country's vicious civil war….
Tillerson’s dismissal may hasten demise of Iran nuclear deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal was in near terminal condition and on life support even before President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Tillerson's dismissal this week may hasten its demise….
50 years ago, the My Lai massacre shamed the US military
MY LAI, Vietnam (AP) — The shudder of artillery fire woke the boy at 5:30 a.m. Three American soldiers appeared at his family's home a couple of hours later and forced the mother and five children into their bomb shelter, a structure almost every rural Vietnamese home had during the war, to keep residents safe….