Ap – Breaking News

  • Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said....
  • Obama to Russia: More sanctions are 'teed up'
    TOKYO (AP) -- Accusing Russia of failing to live up to its commitments, President Barack Obama warned Moscow on Thursday that the United States has another round of economic sanctions "teed up" - even as he acknowledged those penalties may do little to influence Vladimir Putin's handling of the crisis in Ukraine....
  • Russia to hold new military exercises in southwest
    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia's defense minister on Thursday announced new military exercises along the Ukrainian border just hours after Ukrainian troops killed at least two pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine....
  • FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration....
  • Activists: Syrian airstrikes in north kill 25
    BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 25 people and wounding scores of others, opposition activists said....
  • Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signaled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal, according to two individuals in the military working for his release. Critics of the release effort blame disorganization and poor communication among the numerous federal agencies involved....
  • Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials
    JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- Angry relatives of some of the more than 130 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where families have been waiting for word of their loved ones for more than a week....
  • Tape released of woman who pointed gun at Ford
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial psychiatric examination has been made public....
  • Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour
    LONDON (AP) -- Kate's dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games?...
  • Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tar
    BOSTON (AP) -- The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda's neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble....