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UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. investigators will help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, under a resolution the...
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MANILA, Philippines — Philippine troops have rescued a Roman Catholic priest and another civilian who were among dozens of people abducted in May when...
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GARDEN CITY, Kan. — A man accused of holding a Kansas judge hostage for several hours has been sentenced to life in prison with...
Prosecutors: Minnesota girl held 29 days, tied up and raped

MINNEAPOLIS — A 15-year-old Minnesota girl who thought she was helping a friend's dad was instead kidnapped and held captive for 29 days during...
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PLYMOUTH, Conn. — A Connecticut woman who held her ex-husband hostage at gunpoint until he could be rescued from a second-floor window by a...
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MANILA, Philippines — Two Indonesians who escaped from Abu Sayyaf militants after 10 months of captivity were recovered by Philippine troops Thursday, officials said. ...
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JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked the Red Cross to assist in retrieving Israeli civilians and bodies of fallen soldiers held...
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AURORA, Iowa — A 55-year-old Aurora man has been sentenced to prison for shooting at Buchanan County sheriff's deputies while holding his wife hostage...
Independent reviewers releasing report on deadly prison riot

WILMINGTON, Del. — An independent review team is releasing its final report on a deadly inmate uprising and hostage-taking at Delaware's maximum-security prison. ...
Latest: Authorities ID chef slain at Charleston restaurant

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Latest on shooting and hostage situation in Charleston, South Carolina (all times local): ...

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