- Kansas gov. orders flags to be flown at half-staff Updated: Apr-16-14 1:19 pm
- Holder to deliver remarks in Overland Park Updated: Apr-15-14 9:17 pm
- Correction: Fatal Shooting-Victims story Updated: Apr-15-14 3:10 pm
- US anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas deaths Updated: Apr-15-14 7:46 am
- Obama remembers Kansas shooting victims Updated: Apr-14-14 12:41 pm
- UN approves force for Central African Republic Updated: Apr-10-14 5:07 pm
- Priest: 30 dead in Central African Republic clash Updated: Apr-10-14 11:04 am
- Pope denounces slaying of Dutch Jesuit in Syria Updated: Apr-09-14 6:40 am
- Queen hosts Irish president on 1st UK state visit Updated: Apr-08-14 7:17 pm
- US envoy to focus on genocide prevention in Africa Updated: Apr-04-14 8:31 pm
- US optimism ebbs over Myanmar reforms Updated: Apr-04-14 4:05 am
- 'Living on borrowed time,' said Kenyan Muslim Updated: Apr-02-14 10:59 am
- Convicted Ohio Amish leader says evidence weak Updated: Apr-01-14 1:35 pm
- Pittsburgh pastor to receive award from Obama Updated: Apr-01-14 9:11 am
- Aid groups see dire crisis for Rohingya in Myanmar Updated: Apr-01-14 7:13 am
- Chad troops defend actions in C. African Republic Updated: Mar-31-14 3:13 pm
- Missing plane boosts ethnic unity in Malaysia Updated: Mar-19-14 9:22 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Thursday and Friday to honor three people shot to death at two Jewish sites in Overland Park.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kansas, on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites.
LEAWOOD, Kansas - In a story April 14 about victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, The Associated Press erroneously identified the mother of the 14-year-old victim as Mindy Losen. Her last name is Corporon.
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Monday honored those killed in a weekend attack at two Jewish facilities in Kansas, saying no one should have to worry about their security while gathering with their fellow believers.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously approved a nearly 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force for Central African Republic, where mounting violence between Christians and Muslims has brought killings, torture and sexual violence.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - Clashes between Christian and Muslim fighters in Central African Republic have left at least 30 people dead and forced others to flee their homes, a priest said Thursday.
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has denounced the "brutal slaying" of an elderly Jesuit priest in Syria and called for an end to the violence.
LONDON - Amid regal pomp at Queen Elizabeth II's Windsor Castle home, the Irish president and the British monarch have begun Ireland's first state visit to Britain with expressions of mutual affection and respect - and a shared determination to consign national hatreds to a sorrow-tinged past.
UNITED NATIONS - U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said Friday she's going to Africa not just to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide but to spotlight ethnic killings in Central African Republic and the potential for violence in Burundi.
WASHINGTON - Two years after the United States announced the normalization of diplomatic relations with Myanmar, optimism in Washington over the nation's embrace of democracy is waning and concern over the plight of minority Muslims is growing.
NAIROBI, Kenya - The charismatic Muslim leader on Kenya's coast was certain he would be killed.
CINCINNATI - The leader of 16 Ohio Amish men and women found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of their faith is arguing in a new court filing that federal prosecutors are assassinating his character in the face of weak evidence.
PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh pastor whose son was slain in a 2010 shooting will be honored as part of President Barack Obama's Champions of Change program for anti-violence work he began 10 years before his son's death.
YANGON, Myanmar - International relief organizations forced to flee western Myanmar after being targeted by Buddhist mobs say it will be almost impossible to return without strong diplomatic pressure on the government to depoliticize the distribution of aid: Until then, they say, the lives of more than 140,000 Rohingya Muslims in overcrowded, dirty camps will be at even greater risk.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - The African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday defended Chadian soldiers who had killed more than 30 civilians over the weekend, saying the troops had come under attack from Christian militants and were merely defending themselves.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The imam cupped his palms before his face and invited the congregation to pray. "Oh Allah, return to us those who are lost. Oh, Allah, grant safe passage to MH370," he said.