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Bangladesh marks 5 years after garment factory collapse

Bangladesh marks 5 years after garment factory collapse

DHAMRAI, Bangladesh — A few hundred workers, activists and relatives of victims of a 2013 garment factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,134 people and left thousands injured held a rally Tuesday as the country marked the fifth anniversary of t
Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, policemen

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, policemen

KABUL — A new wave of Taliban attacks across Afghanistan killed at least 11 Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults by militants.
For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

NEW YORK — If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck.
TV's 'Homeland' feels challenge of competing with real world

TV's 'Homeland' feels challenge of competing with real world

WASHINGTON — Members of the cast of TV's "Homeland" call it "spy camp." It's when they travel to Washington to pick the brains of top U.S. intelligence officials.
Royal baby: Prince Charles welcomes new grandson

Royal baby: Prince Charles welcomes new grandson

LONDON — Prince Charles said Tuesday it is a "great joy" to be a grandfather once again with the birth of a third child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The duchess gave birth to the 8-pound, 7-ounce (3.8 kilogram) boy Monday morning at St.

Royal wedding dress: Will Meghan go trendy or classic?

LONDON — A dramatic ball gown, or a classic, simple silhouette? Sleeves, or bare shoulders? With less than a month to go until she marries Prince Harry at Windsor Castle on May 19, Meghan Markle most likely has already chosen her wedding dress — thou

Man sentenced to 30 years for drive-by killing of toddler

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to the drive-by shooting death of a 2-year-old girl in Little Rock.
Feb. home prices soar 6.3 pct in a fierce competition to buy

Feb. home prices soar 6.3 pct in a fierce competition to buy

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices jumped in February as buyers compete fiercely over a dwindling number of properties for sale. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index released Tuesday jumped 6.

Peru orders arrest of two suspects in Canadian man's killing

LIMA, Peru — Peru's attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of a Canadian man who travelled to the Amazon rain forest to study hallucinogenic medicine, officials said Monday.
After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

WASHINGTON — Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him, but the vote served as a warning shot to the White House as nominees to