BAGHDAD - He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives.

April 18, 2015 - 12:12am

SALT LAKE CITY - A record number of young Mormons signed up for missions after church leaders lowered the minimum age in 2012, but new figures show the onslaught of proselytizing Latter-day Saints didn't lead to an equally dramatic spike in converts.

April 18, 2015 - 12:05am

TULSA, Okla.

April 17, 2015 - 12:21am

SANAA, Yemen — Al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen consolidated control over much of the country’s largest province on Thursday, capturing a major airport, an oil terminal and the area’s main military base, and striking an alliance with local tribal leaders to administer the region. The gains highli...

April 17, 2015 - 12:13am

WASHINGTON - Police arrested a man who steered his tiny aircraft onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol after flying through restricted airspace around the National Mall on Wednesday.

April 16, 2015 - 12:19am

HAVANA The U.S.

April 16, 2015 - 12:13am

MILAN — The feared drowning of 400 migrants in a shipwreck this week in the Mediterranean Sea — one of the deadliest such tragedies in the last decade — raised alarms Wednesday amid an unprecedented wave of migration toward Europe from Africa and the Middle East. The U.N. refugee agency expre...

April 16, 2015 - 12:12am

WASHINGTON - Iraqi forces supported by U.S.

April 16, 2015 - 12:11am

BAGHDAD — The Islamic State extremist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Iraq’s western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi in what was the most significant threat to the city by the Sunni militants to date. The militants’ push comes after the ...

April 16, 2015 - 12:10am

WASHINGTON - For at least a few days, Washington may have actually worked. Republicans and Democrats talked to each other. President Barack Obama and several members of his administration conversed with lawmakers, too.

April 16, 2015 - 12:09am