Egypt's gay community go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

Published Dec. 20 2014 @ 1:57am

CAIRO Just before midnight, the police navigated down the narrow alleys of an old downtown Cairo district and descended on a rundown bathhouse. They dragged out dozens of nearly naked men, who covered their faces as they struggled to hold up towels, and loaded them into police trucks.

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

Published Dec. 20 2014

BAGHDAD Abu Murtada al-Moussawi answered the call last summer from Iraq's top Shiite cleric to help save the country...

New video shows Rice and fiancee in aftermath of punch

Published Dec. 20 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. A video released Friday shows Ray Rice's then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both...

Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

Published Dec. 19 2014

SAN FRANCISCO Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court...

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

Published Dec. 19 2014

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot...

Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

Published Dec. 19 2014

The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain...

50 dogs, a parrot and a goat rescued in Sequatchie County (with gallery)

Published Dec. 19 2014

Animal rights workers and the Sequatchie County Sheriff's Department are clearing out a major case of animal hoarding in Dunlap,...