Blasts kill 86 at peace rally; Suicide bombers suspected
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 others in Turkey's deadliest attack in years — one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.
Portraits of some of the victims in Kunduz hospital bombing
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — On Oct. 3, a U.S. AC-130 gunship — at the request of Afghan ground forces fighting the Taliban, according to the American commander in Afghanistan Gen. John F. Campbell — mistakenly bombed a trauma hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kundz, killing at least 10 patients and a dozen Afghan staffers.
Questions, answers about the federal campus safety law
The federal law known as the Clery Act is credited with bringing improvements to campus safety, even as sexual assault and gun violence remain major concerns. Supporters of the law plan to mark its 25th anniversary next month.
Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border fence, as violence continued to spread following a series of attacks against civilans and soldiers in the past week.
Rain resumes as South Carolina recovers from massive flood
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After four dry days, rain has returned to South Carolina — but not in the record-breaking amounts seen last week that caused devastating floods.
House Republicans ask: Can anyone lead us?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible.
John Boehner's here to stay, for now, with nothing to lose
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner wants out. He really does.
Kim Jong Un vows N. Korea ready to counter any US threat
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took center stage at a military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's ruling party by declaring in a rare speech that the North has no intention of straying from the socialist track stablished by his grandfather and is ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States.
Funny photo boards used to call signals from sideline
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — College football, in case you haven't noticed, has its own sideline language. Beyonce. Yosemite Sam. Lee Corso. Dr. Evil. The Seattle SuperSonics logo.
Black men call for change at Million Man March anniversary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black men from around the nation returned to the National Mall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and call for changes in policing and in black communities.
A humorous slant on the top news of the day, Jon Stewart reports on the foibles and fumbles of the real world watch