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Kerry praises Pakistan operation, more work to be done

ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday praised the Pakistani military's operation against militants in the country's northwest, saying the results are "significant," but cautioned that more work needs to be done.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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5 years later, revisiting sites devastated by Haiti quake

 

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — It's been five years since the ground shook violently in and around the overcrowded capital of Haiti, the Western Hemisphere's poorest country, raising a cloud of dust over the smashed city and outlying towns.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Pakistani school reopens after Taliban massacre of students

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani children returned on Monday to the school where Taliban gunmen killed 150 of their classmates and teachers last month, clutching their parents' hands tightly in a poignant symbol of perseverance despite the horrors they had endured.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Why US inflation stays ultra-low while job growth is surging

WASHINGTON (AP) — This isn't explained in Econ 101.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Kerry will go to Paris to show solidarity with French people

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he will travel to Paris this week to show solidarity with the French people, following sharp criticism of the Obama administration for not sending a senior official to Sunday's rally for unity in Paris that was attended by some 40 world leaders and more than a million people.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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US: Cuba completes release of 53 political prisoners

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Cuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal between the United States and Cuba, the Obama administration said Monday. The move clears a major hurdle for the normalization of ties between the two countries after more than five decades of estrangement.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve 1 of them

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Divers retrieved one black box Monday and located the other from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, key developments that should help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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