Rival camps reflect Brazil's divide amid impeachment

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Separated by only a boulevard, two rival camps of demonstrators in Brazil's capital underscore the sharp ideological divide that is playing out in Congress as lawmakers debate whether to oust the president.

  • Written by JENNY BARCHFIELD, Associated Press

Experts give new details of IS destruction of Syrian museum

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Experts back from assessing damage at the museum in Palmyra offered grim new details Saturday about the extent of the destruction caused by the Islamic State group during the 10 months it ruled the ancient town.

  • Written by ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press

Military brass to gather in Vermont to highlight ROTC origin

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation's first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream of having civilian-educated officers leading the nation's military.

  • Written by WILSON RING, Associated Press

UK spy agency chief apologizes for old prejudice about gays

LONDON (AP) — The head of Britain's digital espionage agency has apologized for the organization's historic prejudice against homosexuals, saying it failed to learn from the treatment of World War II codebreaker Alan Turing.

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Global finance officials seeking ways to boost growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a shaky world economy and political attacks on free trade, global finance leaders meeting in Washington are searching for ways to increase cooperation to battle a variety of economic threats.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, Associated Press MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press