UK grants Ai Weiwei 6-month visa, apologizes for mixup

AP Photo/Matthias Schrader LONDON (AP) — Britain performed an about-face Friday and granted a six-month visa to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei,...

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

AP Photo/Youssouf Bah LONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the...

Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible

AP Photo/Greg Wood WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If it’s confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from...

Japanese girl’s WWII job: waving goodbye to kamikaze pilots

AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama CHIRAN, Japan (AP) — As young army pilots took off on suicide-attack missions in the closing days of World War II, the...

AP investigation prompts new round of slave rescues

AP Photo/Brennan Linsley Authorities in Papua New Guinea have rescued eight fishermen held on board a Thai-owned refrigerated cargo ship, and dozens of...

Q&A: A look at the new leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban

AP Photo/Barialai Khoshhal Little is known about the new Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor, who was tapped to succeed Mullah Mohammad Omar...

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