BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Riot police are firing tear gas and using water cannons to restrain a group of youth who are hurling rocks and vandalizing stores at a rally in Buenos Aires to celebrate Argentina's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 4 cents over the last three weeks to $3.67.
There’s little doubt that the world can be a scary place in which to live. There’s no shortage of disturbing stories making their way into our homes each night via the media. We watch tsunamis, earthquakes and senseless shootings unfold before our very eyes at 6pm, and then again at 10pm and perhaps several times in between. Even as adults, a constant diet of watching frightening events is unsettling. For our children, it’s even more distressing. The danger is that in addition to fueling their anxieties, all the doom and gloom can distort children’s perception of the actual world in which they live.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. authorities have traveled to southwestern Mexico to help determine whether a body found there is that of a New York man who vanished while riding his motorcycle to Brazil for the World Cup.
NEW YORK (AP) — Radio talk show host Anthony Cumia is offering no apologies for what satellite radio company SiriusXM called a hate-filled Twitter rant that got him fired.
PARIS (AP) — France's defense minister says the French military operation in Mali "fulfilled its mission" and is being reorganized into a regional force against terrorists across northwest Africa.
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — A spokesman says Central African Republic's former president has been reinstated as head of a rebel movement notorious for human rights abuses.
VIENNA (AP) — The United States and Germany are vowing to work closely together on global matters despite strains in their relationship linked to recent espionage accusations.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian authorities say a remote-controlled homemade bomb exploded and killed seven security officers in the northwest of the North African country.
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police in northeast India have fired rubber bullets and used batons to disperse hundreds of villagers protesting the abductions and killings of four Muslim traders in a region where ethnic tensions run high.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in unannounced, silent prayer for an end to the warfare in the Mideast.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say insurgent attacks have killed 11 security force members across Afghanistan today, while a suicide car bomb attack wounded three NATO troops.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Authorities say three NATO troops have been wounded in a suicide car bombing targeting their convoy in eastern Afghanistan.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is calling for a cease-fire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict centered on Gaza.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Authorities in Afghanistan say at least 10 people have been killed in separate roadside bombings in the country.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians and their international supporters are discussing the text of a U.N. resolution that would condemn all violence against civilians in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and call for "an immediate, durable and fully respected cease-fire."
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Central American nations have wrapped up a two-day meeting in Nicaragua at which they were expected to discuss the possibility of treating Central American migrants fleeing violence in their homelands as refugees.
MIAMI (AP) — Two men have been charged in the fatal shooting of an assistant minister outside a convenience store in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood.
ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visited a New Mexico immigrant detention facility and warned future migrants that "we will send you back" if they try crossing into the country.
ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the agency is working rapidly to open new detention facilities to house the influx of women and children fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The aid group Save the Children says an outbreak of cholera is putting thousands of lives at risk in parts of violence-hit South Sudan.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Central American nations have begun a two-day meeting in Nicaragua at which they are expected to discuss the possibility of treating as refugees the Central American migrants who are fleeing violence in their homelands.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Central American nations have begun a two-day meeting in Nicaragua at which they are expected to discuss the possibility of treating Central American migrants fleeing violence in their homelands to be treated as refugees.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is sending an additional $22 million in humanitarian assistance to refugees and people displaced by the violence in South Sudan.
JERUSALEM (AP) — As militants in Gaza continue their rocket fire at Israel, four rockets have been launched toward Jerusalem, setting off air raid sirens across the city. Israel's military says two of the rockets were intercepted, while two others fell in open areas.