Recovery just beginning for many of the wounded in Paris

PARIS (AP) — One bullet tore into Amandine Andretto's right leg, shattering her tibia. Another hit her in the arm. For three interminable hours, her parents didn't know if she was among the dozens massacred at the Bataclan concert hall.

  • Written by JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press

Convicted spy Pollard released from prison after 30 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard was released from prison early Friday, culminating an extraordinary espionage case that complicated American-Israeli relations for 30 years and became a periodic bargaining chip between two allies.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

US voices frustration over democracy progress in Thailand

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has expressed deep frustration over the lack of democratic progress in Thailand after last year's military coup, saying a new constitution there won't pass the "smell test" unless civil society helps to draft it.

  • Written by MATTHEW PENNINGTON, Associated Press

Southeast Asia summit to launch regional economic community

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders gathered Friday for a weekend summit at which they will formally create a unified economic community in a diverse region far larger than the European Union or North America, with hopes of competing with China and India.

  • Written by EILEEN NG, Associated Press VIJAY JOSHI, Associated Press

Civil rights leaders, police differ over protest response

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Civil rights leaders appealed Thursday for Minneapolis police to exercise restraint but the head of the police union said officers should get tougher with protesters after a night of tense confrontations over the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer.

  • Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press