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  • Hanyu determined to build on success of Sochi

    Hanyu determined to build on success of Sochi

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    Hanyu determined to build on success of Sochi

    TOKYO (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu has barely had time to dwell on the Olympic and world titles he won in the first quarter of 2014, yet he's already thinking about how to improve for next season. …

  • France warns against war in Ukraine

    France warns against war in Ukraine

    Associated Press - 9 minutes ago
    France warns against war in Ukraine

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is warning against military pressure in Ukraine and threatening new European sanctions if tensions don't subside. …

  • Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    Associated Press - 11 minutes ago
    Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next week's parliamentary elections. …

  • Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

    Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists. …

  • Crusades fought, eBay bids sought for relics

    Crusades fought, eBay bids sought for relics

    Associated Press - 13 minutes ago
    Crusades fought, eBay bids sought for relics

    ROME (AP) — Wars have been fought to obtain them. Medieval monks and modern-day bandits have pilfered them. Two millennia after the first Christian martyrs' blood stained Rome, the temptation of, and fascination with, religious relics endures. And the canonization of two well-loved popes, John Paul II and John XXIII, on Sunday is feeding a seemingly endless appetite for fresh relics. …