Pakistani army says airstrikes kill 23 militants

Published Dec. 27 2014 @ 1:26am

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Pakistan's army says its warplanes have killed 23 militants as part of an ongoing operation in a troubled tribal region near the Afghan border.

North Korea calls Obama 'monkey' in hacking row

Published Dec. 27 2014

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea called President Barack Obama "a monkey" and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting...

Canada mall shooting hurts 1, no 'active shooter'

Published Dec. 27 2014

OTTAWA -- A single shot fired outside an Ottawa mall left one person with minor injuries Friday in what police...

12-year-old riding new scooter fatally hit by car in California

Published Dec. 27 2014

UPLAND, Calif. -- A 12-year-old boy riding a motorized scooter he got for Christmas has been fatally struck by a...

Police officer shoots woman in leg in Hollywood

Published Dec. 27 2014

LOS ANGELES -- A police officer shot a woman in the leg early Friday at a Hollywood parking structure after...

Study: Colorado has 2nd most pot users in U.S.

Published Dec. 26 2014

DENVER -- A national study says Colorado had the second-highest number of regular marijuana users as the state began legalizing...

NCAA bowl schedule

Published Dec. 26 2014

Schedule of college football bowl games.

New York mayor attends wake of officer killed in ambush

Published Dec. 26 2014

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio, heavily criticized by police for his handling of protests critical of them,...

Sudan steps up pressure on UN as it reviews Darfur force

Published Dec. 26 2014

UNITED NATIONS -- Sudan's government is stepping up pressure on the United Nations as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon prepares recommendations on...

Pregnant woman taken off life support in Ireland

Published Dec. 26 2014

DUBLIN -- A brain-dead pregnant woman was taken off life support Friday after a court ruled that her 18-week-old fetus...

In 2014, U.S. economy began shaky, finished strong

Published Dec. 26 2014

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy flexed its old muscles in 2014.

Dustin Diamond, aka Screech, charged in bar stabbing

Published Dec. 26 2014

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. -- Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," was charged...

New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

Published Dec. 26 2014

MOSCOW -- Russia named NATO's military buildup near its border as the main military threat and raised the possibility of...

Box office: 'The Interview' makes $1 million theater debut

Published Dec. 26 2014

LOS ANGELES -- Despite on demand availability, crowds still flocked to theaters to catch showings of "The Interview," Thursday.

Bodies of woman, 3 grandkids found in burned home

Published Dec. 26 2014

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (AP) - The bodies of a woman and her three grandchildren visiting for Christmas were pulled...

NCAA bowl schedule

Published Dec. 26 2014

Schedule of college football bowl games.

Asia marks 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami (interactive)

Published Dec. 26 2014

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia -- Crying onlookers took part in beachside memorials and religious services across Asia on Friday to mark...