Bombs hit markets in Baghdad Shiite areas, kill at least 54

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of bombings struck outdoor markets in Shiite-dominated neighborhoods of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 54 people, officials said — the latest in deadly militant attacks far from the front lines in the country's north and west where Iraqi forces are battling the Islamic State group.

  • Written by SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press

Man accused of shooting cops dealt with mental health issues

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The man accused of shooting two New Hampshire police officers agreed to mental health counseling in 2012 after he was charged in an assault his father said was a "schizophrenic" episode, court records show.

  • Written by KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press

Chinese state media breaks silence on Cultural Revolution

BEIJING (AP) — China's official media reaffirmed on Tuesday the Communist Party's longstanding judgment that the Cultural Revolution was a catastrophic mistake after staying silent on Monday's 50th anniversary of the start of the decade-long upheaval.

  • Written by GERRY SHIH, Associated Press