Ahead of truce, Assad vows to retake Syria from 'terrorists'

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed on Monday that his government would take back land from "terrorists" and rebuild the country in remarks made just hours before the start of a cease-fire brokered by the United States and Russia.

  • Written by PHILIP ISSA, Associated Press

Driver killed, 18 hurt in Denver airport school bus crash

DENVER (AP) — A school bus carrying high school football players veered off a roadway and slammed into a concrete pillar at Denver International Airport, killing the driver and injuring 18 passengers, some seriously, officials said.