Libyan officials said an American teacher was shot to death while jogging in the city of Benghazi. A hospital spokeswoman said the body of a Texas man was brought to the hospital.
The number of people applying for unemployment benefits tumbled 23,000 last week, nearly a six-year low.
The statues were stolen from a Quincy Square nativity scene, the third vandalism of that scene in the last nine years, police said.
Pantone Inc., a company that sets color standards for commercial use by design industries, chose a version of the purple hue as color of the year for 2014.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former Navy subcontractor who was a middleman in a kickback scheme that cost the U.S. Navy $18 million has been sentenced to three years in prison.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank kept its interest rates on hold Thursday even though the recovery has weakened in the 17-country euro currency union and inflation is forecast to remain low.
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have reached farther back than ever into the ancestry of humans to recover and analyze DNA, using a bone found in Spain that's estimated to be 400,000 years old. So far, the achievement has provided more questions than answers about our ancient forerunners.
For this edition of our look at daily life we share images from Spain, Nepal, Afghanistan, Russia, Cambodia, Indonesia, and other countries around the world....
A Boston police vehicle responding to a shooting was struck by another vehicle in Dorchester, sending three undercover Boston police officers and two civilians to the hospital Wednesday night, according to authorities. The undercover officers were heading to a call on the shooting in the area of Elmore and Munroe streets in Roxbury with activated lights and sirens when a vehicle struck them at about 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Ashmont Street and Dorchester Avenue, police said. The officers and two occupants from the other vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The National Archives on Thursday will release most of the remaining withheld files of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, among the most sought-after government...
It will take 10 years to fully phase in a new law intended to better protect consumers from harmful prescription drugs....