• Picture it: A 1,000-year exposure showing a changing Earth

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years. Keats, a San Francisco writer and self-described experimental philosopher and conceptual artist, has designed a "millennium camera" that he intends to...

  • Late spring complicates already perilous amphibian migration

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Northern New England's annual amphibian migration is always perilous, but critters that cross roads to breed are facing an additional challenge this year: a delayed start after the long winter. Every spring, several species of salamanders and frogs travel to...

  • Israeli military indicts 3 soldiers for looting in Gaza war

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military announced Sunday it indicted three soldiers for allegedly taking money from a building in Gaza during last year's war against Hamas militants. The military said that two soldiers were indicted on suspicion they took the equivalent of $605 and...

  • Fighting rages in Yemen's 3rd-largest city, strikes continue

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Deadly street battles raged in Yemen's third-largest city on Sunday, as airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels struck targets in several cities, security officials said. The fighting in Taiz between government forces and rebels was heaviest...

  • NYPD's Bratton: Less tension between city officials, union

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there's "much less tension" between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year. Bratton spoke Sunday on the CBS program "Face the...

  • Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower. That meant we could taxi no farther, and we were trapped on the tarmac. It took the pilot another half-hour to explain...

  • Activists: Syrian air raids kill 34 in northwestern town

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government aircraft pounded opposition-held areas in the country's northwest on Sunday, killing at least 34 in one strike on a town near the Turkish border, activists said. The air raid on Darkoush was the deadliest of dozens launched across Syria's Idlib...

  • FBI director, Sen. Leahy, give details of Louis Freeh crash

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Officials say former FBI director Louis Freeh was near death in the wake of a car crash near his vacation home in Vermont last August. Current FBI director James Comey and Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy offered insight for the first time into the crash near Freeh's...

  • Saudi Arabia: Military training aircraft crashes, killing 2

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says a military training aircraft has crashed, killing the instructor and a student pilot. The official Saudi Press Agency quoted the ministry as saying the accident happened Sunday morning and involved a plane affiliated...

  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers prepare case for life

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin presenting witnesses this week in the penalty phase of his trial as they try to make their case that he should be sentenced to life in prison — not death — for his role in the deadly 2013 attack. Tsarnaev...

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