Cops: Man who shot 2 Boston officers didn't have gun license

BOSTON (AP) — A man who shot and wounded two police officers responding to a report of a domestic disturbance was armed with a tactical shotgun and wearing body armor but didn't have a gun license, authorities said Thursday.

  • Written by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

AP Explains: How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — By firing missiles into Yemen, the United States likely will be further entangled in a stalemate war in the Arab world's poorest country, a conflict it has sought to extract itself from in recent weeks. But who exactly is fighting in Yemen and what does the U.S. have to do it with it?

  • Written by JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press

Thai king's body at Grand Palace for people to pay respects

BANGKOK (AP) — Buddhist funeral ceremonies began Friday in Bangkok's Grand Palace complex for King Bhumibol Adulyadej before his body is displayed for people to pay respects to the monarch revered by many Thais as their father and a demigod.

  • Written by VIJAY JOSHI, Associated Press NATNICHA CHUWIRUCH, Associated Press

Nations seek deal to reduce HFCs; could dent global warming

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Nations strove Friday for a deal to phase out hydrofluorocarbons from air conditioners and refrigerators as part of efforts to fight climate change. An agreement could put a half-degree Celsius dent in global warming by the end of the century, according to scientists.

  • Written by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press