Little outcry as hospitals bombed in Syria, Yemen

BEIRUT (AP) — The first missile slammed into the field hospital in the rebel-held Syrian town of Sarmeen, killing a physiotherapist inside. Five minutes later, the aircraft returned, firing another missile that hit nearby just as the first responders were arriving. A total of 13 were killed, and the hospital organizers blamed Russian warplanes.

  • Written by ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press

20 years later, little left of Yitzhak Rabin's peace legacy

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Twenty years after Yitzhak Rabin was gunned down by a Jewish extremist opposed to his negotiations with the Palestinians, Israel is more divided than ever over Mideast peacemaking — and the people who opposed the assassinated premier with vitriol, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, now have a firm grip on power.

  • Written by ARON HELLER, Associated Press

Valeant cutting ties with Philidor

NEW YORK (AP) — Valeant Pharmaceuticals, a company that has come under intense scrutiny for its drug prices, has cut ties with Philidor following accusations that it was a "phantom pharmacy" used solely to artificially boost sales.

  • Written by DAMIAN J. TROISE

Police: Kentucky fugitive dies in shootout after manhunt

BURKESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fugitive accused of shooting a Tennessee police officer and firing at a Kentucky trooper was killed in a shootout with authorities early Friday, ending a nearly weeklong manhunt.


AP-GfK Poll: Clerks must issue gay marriage licenses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Linda Massey opposes gay marriage. But she was incensed last summer to see that Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk, was refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

  • Written by LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press