Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Some 130,000 Syrian refugees have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday, warning that the number could rise further as the militants press ahead with an onslaught.
Accused White House intruder to appear in court
WASHINGTON (AP) — Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public areas near the presidential mansion.
Obama and immigration: High hopes, a mixed record
WASHINGTON (AP) — There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama.
Man seen with missing UVa student being sought
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities were searching for a man, who is believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared, on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving.
Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have had no confirmed sightings of the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks 10 days ago, but they say they have found an assault rifle he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail in the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods.
Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark.
NASA's Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet's atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.