UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council responded to an upsurge in deadly attacks on hospitals and medical personnel, unanimously adopting a resolution Tuesday demanding that all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

Defense Sec'y Carter says Russia is 'nuclear saber-rattling'

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a U.S. military changing-of-the-guard ceremony Tuesday to blast Russian aggression in Europe, saying Moscow is "going backward in time" with warlike actions that compel a U.S. military buildup on NATO's eastern flank.

  • Written by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Tennessee campus carry becomes law without Haslam signature

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill allowing staff and faculty at Tennessee's public colleges and universities to be armed on campus became law Monday without the Republican governor's signature.

  • Written by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press