AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear black market seeks IS extremists
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned. The latest known case came in February this year, when a smuggler offered a huge cache of deadly cesi...
Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012.
Russia fires cruise missiles from warships into Syria
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.
South Carolina still on edge from flooding; 2 people missing
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Rivers rose and dams bulged Wednesday as South Carolina faced another anxious day of waiting for the floodwaters to recede, and dive teams searched for two people who disappeared in waters after they drove around a barricade.
The Latest: US aircraft rerouted over Syria, avoids Russians
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments after Syrian troops, emboldened by Russian airstrikes, launch a ground offensive against insurgents (all times local).
Anxious Israelis told to be on alert amid wave of attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian assailants carried out a series of stabbings across Israel on Wednesday, jolting an anxious country unnerved by weeks of unrest as clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian demonstrators raged across the West Bank.
As Bush campaigns, Florida struggles with his schools legacy
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush's signature achievement in education policy as Florida governor may be at risk of coming apart.
VW CEO: Emissions fixes could take until end of next year
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen said a recall of cars with software that can be used to evade emissions tests could start in Germany in January and last until the end of next year.
The Latest: Will the real Tomas Lindahl accept his Nobel?
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):
The Latest: Israeli police shoot driver who attempted attack
JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis following days of violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank (all times local).
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