Sunday’s New York City Marathon is the best-protected race that a runner could enter as a result of enhanced security measures and police presence on land and by sea, according to New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday there were signs Egypt's military-backed rulers would embrace democracy as he visited the country for the first time since the overthrow of elected president, Mohammed Morsi.
News analysisCAIRO -- Bashar Assad got away with it. Only a few months ago, Syria's president was a widely-condemned rogue leader whose police state had just launched poison gas on commuter villages outside Damascus.
Two single-engine aircraft carrying skydivers collided 12,000 feet above Superior, Wis., on Saturday evening, sending one plane plummeting to earth in flames – but all nine jumpers and both pilots survived, said one of the jumpers.