Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 22, the 112th day of 2019. There are 253 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 22,...

The Latest: Curfew lifted after Sri Lankan bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 8 a.m. Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a curfew that was in p...

Possible intel failures to be examined in Sri Lanka blasts

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Police in Sri Lanka say the investigation into the Easter Sunday bombings will examine reports that the intelligence community failed to detect or warn of possible suicide at...

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka's deadliest violence si...

Islamic State claims Kabul attack that killed 7

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate has claimed a suicide attack in the capital that killed seven people. The group says in a statement Sunday t...

The Latest: 6 blasts target churches, hotels in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A security official says six near simultaneous blasts...

UPDATE: Explosions hit 3 churches, 3 hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

UPDATES below (all times local) COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Two explosions hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, wounding at least 50 people, witnesses said. The first blast ripped...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 21, the 111th day of 2019. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21,...

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects...

The Latest: Visitors pay respects at Columbine memorial

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting (all times local): 1:05 p.m. A steady stream of peo...

Arkansas faces new court fight over sedative for executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years aft...

Wave of police suicides sparks protests in France

PARIS (AP) — French police officers are calling for an urgent meeting with Interior minister Christophe Castaner after two of their colleagues killed themselves this week, taking the number of suicide...

Greece: Anarchist group claims grenade at Russian Consulate

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An anarchist group has claimed responsibility for a hand grenade that caused minor damage to the Russian Consulate in Athens. A group calling itself Revenge Plo...

Peru ponders corruption probe's cost after shocking suicide

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The suicide of former President Alan Garcia has shocked Peruvians and sparked a debate swirling Thursday on television channels and in newspaper columns: What will be the price of th...

India's millions of young voters can swing national election

NEW DELHI (AP) — Young Indians could play a crucial role in the ongoing general election in the world's largest democracy. With nearly two-thirds of India's population below 35, and ...