BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) – It’s been called the last juke joint in the state and Gip’s Place put Bessemer on the map for music… More »
On May 6, 1937, the air ship Hindenburg burst into flames as the pilot tried to land at the naval air station in Lakehurst, New Jersey.
ROME, Italy– You may want to pack your valuables in your carry-on luggage after reading this story. Baggage handlers at an Italian airport were… More »
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Calling for an end to “old stereotypes,” President Barack Obama on Friday portrayed Mexico as an emerging nation that is… More »
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group said Tuesday that Syrian rebels will not be able to defeat President Bashar Assad’s regime militarily, warning that Syria’s “real friends,” including his Iranian-backed militant group, were ready
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist,
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s leading opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei said Tuesday he believes the Islamist president will eventually be forced to reach out to the opposition because his group is losing support and isn’t able to tackle the
PARIS (AP) — French troops in Mali have arrested a French citizen who converted to Islam, took on the jihadist cause and threatened his native country in a video last fall, the military spokesman said Tuesday.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health officials say a meningitis outbreak has killed at least 40 people in the West African nation of Guinea.
Conde Lansine, a doctor in the eastern city of Siguiri, said Tuesday it is feared
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An official in a semiautonomous region of Somalia says the government has executed 13 prisoners, including a woman.
Abdifatah Haji Aden, Puntland’s military court chairman, said the prisoners were executed by firing squad on
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The African National Congress responds to a barrage of criticism over broadcasting video of a visibly frail Nelson Mandela by saying it wanted to share the anti-apartheid icon with South Africans and the world.
BERLIN (AP) — Italy’s prime minister is urging the European Union to drop its insistence on austerity policies and promote initiatives fostering growth instead.
Prime Minister Enrico Letta said Tuesday in Germany “it is absolutely necessary” to foster
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in the Siberian city of Perm has convicted seven people in connection with a nightclub fire that killed 156, sentencing them to prison terms of four to nearly 10 years.
The December 2009
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s jailing of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was a politically motivated violation of her rights, Europe’s human rights court ruled on Tuesday, dealing a harsh blow to President Viktor Yanukovych who has insisted
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is insisting that use of chemical weapons in Syria would also be a “red line” for Tehran, but suggests rebel forces should be investigated rather than the Islamic Republic’s allies in
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The heat in the rubble was sweltering. It closed in on his body like the darkness around him, making it hard to breathe. Working by the faint glow of a flashlight, he slithered through
LONDON (AP) — Archaeologists who unearthed the skeleton of England’s King Richard III under a municipal parking lot say they want to dig up a 600-year-old stone coffin found nearby.
University of Leicester scientists say they hope to
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi says that there will be no further privatization of state-owned companies.
Egypt’s economy is hard hit by the more than two years of turmoil since the ouster of longtime president Hosni