Guards, electric fences didn’t stop prison break

IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A convicted killer who authorities say managed to evade guards and peel through two electrically charged fences to escape a Michigan prison was tripped up by...
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Police: Escaped Mich. prisoner captured

IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A convicted killer who peeled a hole in two fences with his hands to escape from a Michigan prison before abducting a woman and fleeing to Indiana was captured...
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‘Barrel bomb’ raids kill at least 26 in Syria

Beirut (AFP) – At least 26 people were killed in aerial attacks with explosive-packed barrel bombs in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for...
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Wintry triple threat bears down on U.S.

Flight cancellations neared 1,000 early Monday as winter storms brew along the East Coast and in the Rocky Mountains. Flight-tracking web site FlightAware.com showed the majority of cancellations so far...
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Obama’s testy exchange with Fox News host

In a testy interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly Sunday, Barack Obama defended the handling of the three scandals — the attack in Benghazi, the rollout of the Obamacare...
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Yahoo News exclusive: Christie accepts invitation to speak at CPAC

View gallery . New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) After being denied a speaking slot last year at the largest annual gathering of conservatives, New Jersey...
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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in apartment

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his apartment in New York City on Sunday, died of an apparent drug overdose, a...
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Iran says serious about long-term nuclear deal

MUNICH (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister said Sunday his country is prepared to move ahead in negotiations over its nuclear program, assuring Western diplomats that Tehran has...
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GOP ponders scandal’s toll on Christie’s future

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Fellow Republicans on Saturday debated the fallout over new suggestions that Gov. Chris Christie knew about a traffic-blocking operation orchestrated by top...
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Syrian forces launch new Aleppo strikes

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian military helicopters dropped barrels packed with explosives in the government’s latest air raids on rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo on...
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