BOSTON (AP) — Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.
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NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official has said.
HONG KONG (AP) — Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disasters months apart that killed hundreds of passengers.
NEW YORK (AP) — If Maria Sharapova's opponent Wednesday at the U.S. Open takes a medical timeout, the five-time major champion wouldn't mind seeing that come at a cost.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner wanted to waste a two-strike curveball in front of Rockies cleanup hitter Justin Morneau.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Louis van Gaal has always said it could get worse before it gets better at Manchester United.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press will recognize the NFL's top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season, the news organization announced Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test, meanwhile, means Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will miss a full year.