Deeply personal information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances - mental illnesses, drug and alcohol use, past arrests, bankruptcies and more - is in the hands of hackers linked to China, officials say.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Sonya Baumstein had departed Choshi, Japan, to attempt a feat no other woman has ever accomplished: to row a boat solo across the Pacific Ocean.
In the Mediterranean, a vast joint effort from several countries continues to locate and rescue migrants stranded at sea. British, Swedish, Spanish and Italian ships rescued 3,500 migrants on Saturday.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
A group of local militias calling themselves the Southern Popular Resistance has been fighting to expel Houthi fighters from the southern regions of Yemen.
By Nedra Pickler and Julie Pace, Associated Press
Feasting on Bavarian beer and sausages, President Barack Obama on Sunday celebrated decades of U.S. friendship with Germany despite recent challenges and said the country "is proof that conflicts can end and great progress is possible."…
Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize gay marriage by popular vote on Saturday in a landmark victory for the gay-rights movement.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday championed the new Sri Lankan government's push for democratic reform and promised closer ties with the strategically located Indian Ocean nation.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Sonar equipment used by search teams looking for the crash site of AirAsia Flight 8501 has detected four large objects on the ocean floor, Indonesian officials said Saturday.
By Julie Pace, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al-Qaida after this year, U.S. officials said late…
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