Nearly 30,000 Syrian children born as refugees in Lebanon are in a legal limbo, not registered with any government, exposing them to the risk of a life of statelessness deprived of basic rights.
U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of President Barack Obama's plan to ease economic and travel restrictions imposed against the communist-ruled island.
Slugger Matt Kemp has joined the Padres after San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a five-player trade Thursday night. … Click to Continue »
A U.S. Marine charged with killing a transgender Filipino woman he picked up in a bar was brought back Friday to the city where the attack occurred two months ago, and lawyers of the victim say they will seek his detention in a local jail during his murder trial.
The restoration of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the United States has unleashed expectations of even more momentous changes on an island that often seems frozen in a past of classic cars and crumbling Art Deco buildings.
The parents of convicted spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo feared the worst when their son failed to call home from prison and they were told he had been taken away at dawn.
Matt Tennyson and Barclay Goodrow scored within 34 seconds of each other midway through the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Brandon Knight scored 20 points and the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled DeMarcus Cousins' return to the struggling Sacramento Kings with a 108-107 victory Thursday night. … Click to Continue »
The Japanese researcher whose claim of a major breakthrough in stem cell research was discredited resigned after the government lab where she worked failed to replicate her results. … Click to Continue »
College results for December 18 … Click to Continue »
The Oklahoma prison system chief who halted an execution in the spring after problems with the lethal injection drugs is expected to testify in a federal challenge to the state's death penalty.
Authorities are crediting a chocolate Labrador with saving the life of a Sacramento man after it alerted him to a fire inside a home that appeared not to have a smoke detector.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant did not return for the second half against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night after twisting his right ankle. … Click to Continue »
MONTREAL - It will take special resolve for the Anaheim Ducks to reach where they're aiming. … Click to Continue »
Lava from an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island slowed slightly but stayed on track to hit a shopping center in the small town of Pahoa. … Click to Continue »
Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said. … Click to Continue »
Oregon State guard Malcolm Duvivier said the Beavers have had a major shift this season under new coach Wayne Tinkle. … Click to Continue »
High school results for December 18 … Click to Continue »
Area bowling results for December 18 … Click to Continue »
A Beijing court on Friday sentenced a former employee of the Forbidden City to be executed for stabbing two of his supervisors to death on the museum's grounds, state media reported.
Blake Bortles revived a stagnant offense. Jordan Todman provided some cushion. And Sen'Derrick Marks sealed it with the most rewarding sack of his career. … Click to Continue »
Two possessions into the second half, Mike Krzyzewski had seen more than enough from his young and talented Duke team and let them know it in forceful terms that any young man would understand.
The Pakistani military says it has killed 32 militants in an ambush in the country's rugged northwest. … Click to Continue »
A federal investigation into a kickback scheme at Brazil's state oil company has, so far, ensnared 30 executives. In Sao Paulo, prosecutors accuse 33 businessmen of running a "cartel" to profit from the city's subway system.
Not even the return of DeMarcus Cousins could help the Sacramento Kings find the win column. … Click to Continue »
Matt Tennyson and Barclay Goodrow scored in the third period to give the San Jose Sharks a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday. … Click to Continue »
Asian stocks rallied for a second day Friday after the Federal Reserve's reassurance it was in no hurry to hike interest rates. But shares of Sony Corp. dropped as a hacking scandal rocked its American movies unit.
Mizzou got its second junior-college commitment from California this week when College of the Siskiyous defensive end Marcell Frazier pledged to the Tigers. … Click to Continue »
More Bud Light Lime. Mary Todd Lincoln. Alex Trebec. The Quickening. Mary Poppins vs. Gandhi. Cookie Monster singing backup for James Franco. … Click to Continue »