- 2 NY brothers who served in Afghanistan awarded Bronze Stars Updated: May-01-16 12:01 pm
NEW YORK - Two brothers from suburban New York City have each been awarded a Bronze Star for their service in Afghanistan.
- 16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic Updated: Apr-29-16 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON - Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."
- Across Arizona, parents name children after Pat Tillman Updated: Apr-29-16 3:33 pm
TEMPE, Arizona - Doctors told Jeff Okrepkie and Stephanie Ottolini not to expect children. Though her cervical cancer had been in remission since 2012, the odds of conception were minimal.
- Survivors of US airstrike on Afghan hospital demand justice Updated: Apr-29-16 11:46 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - Survivors and the families of those killed in a U.S. airstrike on a hospital run by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders in Afghanistan said Friday they were dismayed and angry that the U.S. military personnel responsible for mistakes that led to the bombing will not face criminal charges.
- Australian believed to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan Updated: Apr-29-16 1:00 am
SYDNEY - An Australian aid worker is believed to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan, Australian officials said on Friday, as her father issued a plea for her safe return.
- Ministers, refugees ask House to block anti-refugee bill Updated: Apr-28-16 6:21 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Opponents of legislation that requires refugees in South Carolina to register and holds liable those who help them resettle asked a House panel Thursday to block the bill.
- Afghan prosecutor shot dead in western Herat province Updated: Apr-28-16 1:05 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan official says the chief prosecutor for Herat province has been shot and killed by unknown gunmen in western Afghanistan.
- Kazakh hurdler Soprunova banned 4 years for doping Updated: Apr-27-16 7:54 am
MOSCOW - Kazakh hurdler Anastasia Soprunova has been given a four-year doping ban and will lose her gold medal from the Asian indoor championships.
- Iowa National Guard unit mobilized for Afghanistan mission Updated: Apr-26-16 6:50 am
JOHNSTON, Iowa - The Iowa Army National Guard says it's mobilizing a Johnston-based supply outfit for an Afghanistan support mission.
- India asks Pakistan to curb terror groups targeting India Updated: Apr-26-16 6:44 am
NEW DELHI - India on Tuesday asked Pakistan to rein in terrorist groups operating from its soil and targeting India, expressing dissatisfaction with action taken so far against suspects of an attack on an Indian air force base in January.
- After latest knockout, Golovkin renews his chase of Canelo Updated: Apr-24-16 6:29 pm
INGLEWOOD, California - Saul Alvarez is under pressure that has nothing to do with his fight against Amir Khan in two weeks.
- US secures 3 more wrestling spots for Rio Games Updated: Apr-24-16 10:24 am
The U.S. wrestling team will compete in 12 of the 18 weight classes at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after qualifying for three more spots this weekend in Mongolia.
- Golovkin stops Wade in 2nd round for 22nd straight KO win Updated: Apr-24-16 12:37 am
INGLEWOOD, California - Less than six minutes after the opening bell, Gennady Golovkin left another contender for his middleweight belts crumpled on the canvas.
- Guangzhou Evergrande out of Asian Champions League Updated: Apr-20-16 9:00 pm
SYDNEY - Big-spending defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande failed to advance from the group stage of the Asian Champions League despite a win this week, with Sydney FC and Urawa Red Diamonds reaching the knock out stage from Group H.
- Golovkin searching for stardom in a city of stars Updated: Apr-20-16 3:35 pm
He hangs out on the red carpet at the Emmys, throws the first pitch at Dodger Stadium.
- The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Taliban attack Updated: Apr-19-16 7:57 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - The Latest on the militant assault on an Afghan government security compound in Kabul (all times local):
- Czechs to keep soldiers in Afghanistan till at least 2018 Updated: Apr-18-16 11:05 am
PRAGUE - The Czech government has approved a plan to keep troops in Afghanistan and Mali until at least 2018.
- Flash floods in north Afghanistan kill 38 people overnight Updated: Apr-18-16 6:59 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan officials say flash floods in northern provinces have killed at least 38 people overnight.
- A new battle for 20 wounded US veterans: The Boston Marathon Updated: Apr-17-16 12:59 pm
BOSTON - Twenty U.S. military veterans wounded in action in Iraq and Afghanistan will face a new battle: reaching the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
- The Latest: Syrians thank pope for bringing them to Italy Updated: Apr-16-16 2:55 pm
MYTILENE, Greece - The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to the Greek island of Lesbos (all times local):
- Afghan official: More than 50 Taliban fighters killed Updated: Apr-15-16 12:22 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan official says that more than 50 Taliban militants were killed after the Taliban launched a major offensive in the northern province of Kunduz.
- Cables tie Pakistan to 2009 hit on CIA; official says not so Updated: Apr-14-16 2:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Recently declassified U.S. government cables suggest Pakistan's intelligence service paid a U.S.-designated terrorist organization $200,000 to carry out one of the deadliest attacks against the CIA in the spy agency's history.
- Afghan mineral wealth being looted by strongmen, experts say Updated: Apr-14-16 2:03 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - The brilliant blue stone lapis lazuli, prized for millennia, is almost uniquely found in Afghanistan, a key part of the extensive mineral wealth that is seen as the best hope for funding development of one of the world's poorest nations.
- Dinosaur skull owned by Nicolas Cage can back go to Mongolia Updated: Apr-13-16 6:15 pm
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York has approved the transfer to Mongolia of a dinosaur skull once owned by "National Treasure" adventure films star Nicolas Cage.
- Afghan Taliban announce spring offensive Updated: Apr-12-16 7:10 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - The Taliban announced the start of their warm-weather fighting season on Tuesday, vowing "large-scale attacks" in the 15th year of their war against the U.S.-backed Afghan government.