| May 24, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Cairo -- About half all Egypt's registered voters had cast ballots through the second and final day of the country's historic presidential election, a top elections official said Thursday.
Voting continued into the night Thursday. Farouk Sultan, head...
| May 29, 2012
Their friends and memories may be slipping away, but World War II veterans could still count on their neighbors Monday.
Hundreds saluted local service members at Costa Mesa's Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park and Mortuary.
Speakers at the 58th...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Only 27% of people older than age 15 globally are working more than 30 hours a week for an employer, according to a new report from Gallup.
The percentage is highest in North America, where it’s 41%. But in sub-Saharan Africa, just 12% of adults...
| Sep 9, 2012
Carol Abraczinskas leads a double life. She's got her steady — and fascinating — day job as a scientific illustrator, sketching dinosaur fossils for the University of Chicago's biology and anatomy department. And then there's that other...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:53 PM
A strengthening Tropical Storm Nadine is forecast to intensify into a hurricane by Thursday.
It poses no threat to the U.S. coastline.
At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the 14th named storm of the season was in the Atlantic about 875 miles northeast of the Lesser...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 6:33 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Menna, 20, paid no attention to politics until the Egyptian revolution started on Jan. 25, 2011.
"We never imagined the president would be overthrown," said the young medical student, who lives in Sohag, a city about 240 miles from Cairo,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP.
Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:04 AM
A pro-al Qaeda group responsible for a previous armed assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is the chief suspect in Tuesday's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya, sources tracking militant Islamist groups in eastern Libya say.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The United States is struggling to determine whether a militant group planned the attack that killed its ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, even as warships head toward the north African country as part of a mission to hunt down and punish the...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 10:01 AM
The Arab Spring dawned two years ago when a Tunisian street merchant set himself on fire to protest his country`s corruption.
His suicide sparked a nation-wide uprising that toppled the government and spread across North Africa to Libya and Egypt....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:58 PM
In the week following 9/11/12 something big happened: the collapse of the Cairo Doctrine, the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's foreign policy. It was to reset the very course of post-9/11 America, creating, after the (allegedly) brutal depredations...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:05 AM
United Nations -- Embroiled in his campaign for re-election, President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in a sweeping speech meant to honor slain Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, confront Iran and Syria, and...