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Dec. 8, 2013: Devyani Khobragade, India's deputy consul general, during the India Studies Stony Brook University fund raiser event at Long Island, New York. (AP Photo/Mohammed Jaffer)

Treatment of arrested diplomat was typical in US

NEW YORK (AP) — It has sparked protests outside the American embassy in New Delhi. Burnings of President Barack Obama’s photo. And angry speeches by Indian officials. But the arrest — and, yes, even the […]


Saudis look to private businesses for youth jobs

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia, the largest Arab economy, urgently needs to create new jobs in the coming years for the millions of young people expected to enter the kingdom’s workforce, Saudi business […]


Tami Warshel kisses her husband, University of Southern California Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arieh Warshel after he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. As a small country that takes special pride in the achievements of its best and brightest, Israelis were delighted with word that two of their own, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel, had won this year's Nobel Prize for chemistry. But the celebration was tempered by a single fact: the duo left Israel long ago for greater opportunities in the U.S. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Israeli ex-pats’ Nobel win highlights brain drain

JERUSALEM (AP) — As a small country that takes special pride in the achievements of its best and brightest, Israelis were delighted that two of their own won this year’s Nobel Prize for chemistry. But […]


In this citizen journalism image provided by the United media office of Arbeen which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, black smoke leaps the air from government forces shelling in Damascus, Syria, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/United media office of Arbeen)

A look at Syria developments around the world

The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a […]


Bradley Manning (AP Photo)

State Dept. ‘horrified’ by WikiLeaks releases

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — State Department workers were horrified by WikiLeaks’ publication of more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables leaked by Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, an agency official testified Thursday. Elizabeth Dibble didn’t give […]


An Associated Press interactive about the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo)

3 interactive slides delve into ‘Obamacare’

An interactive on the U.S. health care overhaul includes: 1) How states are managing the health overhaul 2) A look at the key provisions 3) Reviewing the previous efforts of overhauling health care


Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author. (AP Photo)

Chinua Achebe, who wrote of Nigeria’s ills, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Chinua Achebe, internationally celebrated Nigerian author, statesman and dissident, died at age 82 after a brief illness. He lived through and helped define revolutionary change in Nigeria.



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