US & World

Detained Washington Post journalist indicted in Iran, report says

Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American who holds dual citizenship, has been held since July 22. A report from Iran's state news agency did not disclose what charges he faces.

Paris attacks: Yemen's al-Qaida claims responsibility; 'Charlie Hebdo' sells out

Yemen's al-Qaida branch claimed responsibility for last week's attacks in Paris. The first post-attack edition of 'Charlie Hebdo,' meanwhile, has sold out in France, just hours after it was released.

Paris attacks: Defiant Charlie Hebdo puts Muhammad on cover, critiques church

The new cover shows a weeping Muhammad, holding a sign saying "I am Charlie" with the words "All is forgiven" above him.

Egyptian court overturns Hosni Mubarak's final conviction

The ruling, which throws out an embezzlement conviction, means the former Egyptian dictator could be set free soon. Mubarak was ousted four years ago.

Senate advances Keystone bill despite Obama veto threat

The fiercely controversial pipeline would carry oil from Canada to Texas. It cleared an initial Senate hurdle Monday, but Obama has threatened to veto.

US Central Command's Twitter site hacked under name of ISIS

The site was filled with threats against military personnel, including one that said "American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back."

Supreme Court hears church fight over Arizona town sign law

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a case that looks at how municipal governments may regulate where and when signs are posted.

Rally for unity against terrorism is France's largest ever

Masses of people joined with world leaders to fill Paris streets Sunday in a rally for unity that officials said was the largest demonstration in French history.

Searchers say they've located 'black box' from AirAsia flight

Officials say divers will go down Monday to the bottom of the Java Sea in an effort to retrieve the flight data recorder from the wreckage of the Airbus A320.

Mexican Carpoolers: A photographer's view of truck bed commuters

In the backs of pickup trucks, construction workers lie among tools and blankets, headed to the city for a day's work. Alejandro Cartagena turned his camera on the carpoolers.

AirAsia tail recovered, but no sign of 'black box' recorders

The large, red piece of debris emblazoned with the word "Asia" was lifted from the bottom of the Java Sea using inflatable balloons.

Missing in Mexico: An LA woman searches for her lost brother

Kill my son. Find my brother. A mother in Mexico pleads with gunmen who snatched her son in the night. He remains missing, and his sister vows to find him. The case is not unique.

Reports of Boko Haram-led massacre in captured Nigerian town

Baga was seized a week ago. Amnesty International says that as many as 2,000 people may have been killed by the Islamist extremists in recent days.

MI5 chief: Paris attack 'terrible reminder' of terror threat

In a rare public speech, Britain's top domestic spy chief Thursday called the Paris attack "a terrible reminder" that some "wish us harm."

The unstoppable selfie stick trend is now on American shores

You can't miss them, and some folks can't resist them. Selfie sticks — monopods that help you take phone photos of yourself — are only growing in popularity.

AirAsia flight's tail spotted in the Java Sea, official says

It might offer clues to why the flight crashed on Dec. 28 with more than 162 people on board. An aircraft's black boxes are located in its tail.