Canada woman had tried to sponsor boy who drowned off Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawmaker says a woman in Canada had tried to sponsor Syrian relatives who drowned off the coast of Turkey, including a 3-year-old boy whose lifeless body was shown in photographs that are galvanizing debate around the world.
China shows off rising power marking WWII defeat of Japan
BEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat.
On Arctic voyage, Obama banks on power of his celebrity
KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama brought no grand policy pronouncements, new legislative proposals or major tranches of federal aid with him to Alaska. Instead, he sought to use the power of his own celebrity to command attention to the issue of climate change.