Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing

BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days — a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people.

  • Written by SUSANNAH GEORGE, Associated Press SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press

Kerry seeks path to calm in Syria, holds talks in Geneva

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said "several proposals" aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria are being discussed, amid continuing attacks in the city of Aleppo.

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn't immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many — possibly most — of whom are still waiting for their $600 gadgets more than four weeks after they started shipping .

  • Written by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer