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AUSTIN, Texas - The music portion of the South by Southwest conference doesn't begin until Tuesday, but there's no question that the week's biggest rock star has already appeared before the crowd gathered in this capital city.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist, saying he was rightly held accountable for inaccurate stereotyping.
Sarah Palin told her fellow conservatives at CPAC that “there are more uninsured today than when Obama began all of this,” referring to the...
NEW YORK (AP) - In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did - an act that "couldn't get any more evil" - and how he now wishes that his son had never been born.
After more than five years of claims and counter-claims about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama is expected to make his final decision...
Former CIGNA executive-turned-whistleblower Wendell Potter writes about the health care industry and the ongoing battle for health reform. If you want...
The United States Supreme Court said today, without comment, that it won’t accept a Pennsylvania school district’s appeal in a case involving...
KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam (Reuters) - The disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner is an "unprecedented aviation mystery", a senior official...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - The number of police officers patrolling this year's Boston Marathon will be doubled to over 3,500, one year after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Cartel kingpin Nazario Moreno Gonzalez played dead for more than three years, putting on one of the greatest performances in drug-trafficking history.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syrian militants released Monday a group of Greek Orthodox nuns in exchange for dozens of women held in government prisons - a rare deal between Damascus and al-Qaida-linked rebels that was mediated by Qatari and Lebanese officials.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Authorities hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded their search on land and sea Tuesday, reflecting the difficulties in finding traces of the Boeing 777 more than three days after it vanished with 239 people on board.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan is marking the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing, turned coastal communities into wasteland and triggered a nuclear crisis.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - The United States has criticized the highest court in the Maldives after it sacked the country's elections commissioner and gave him a suspended six-month jail term for contempt of court, throwing into doubt a parliamentary election set for this month.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea and Canada have reached a free trade agreement meant to boost exports and investment.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A squad of motorcycle-mounted police wheels into an intersection newly seized from student protesters in a barrage of tear gas in eastern Caracas' wealthy Chacao district, an important center of resistance to Venezuela's socialist-led government.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Fashion is not foreign to the young demonstrators who skirmish nearly nightly with security forces at the barricades in the Venezuelan capital's upper-class Chacao district.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A student leader was fatally shot Monday night in the western university city of San Cristobal after a long day of street clashes in which Venezuelan security forces attacked and dismantled barricades at key intersections, the mayor said.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Michelle Bachelet is older and wiser than she was eight years ago when she first assumed Chile's presidency, but chances are that leading her restive nation won't be any easier this time around.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia Airlines says west coast of country now the focus of search for missing plane.
MOSCOW (AP) - A Soyuz capsule carrying a U.S.-Russian crew returning after spending nearly six months on the International Space Station landed safely on the steppes of Kazakhstan.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealanders will soon get to vote on whether to change their national flag, which many view as a relic from a colonial past.
TAKENOURA, Japan (AP) - On a chilly morning last weekend, a 57-year-old Japanese man adjusted his diving mask before heading out to sea from the tsunami-hit northeast coast.
MOSCOW (AP) - NASA: 3-man crew from International Space Station lands safely in Kazakhstan.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) - Leaders of Caribbean nations on Monday unanimously adopted a broad plan on seeking reparations from European nations for what they say are the lingering ill effects of the Atlantic slave trade on the region.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.