International

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged to cut China's 2.3 million-member People's Liberation Army by 300,000 troops, amid rising manpower costs and technological capabilities that reduce the need for large numbers of personnel. The announcement at the...
BEIJING (AP) — China's leader presided over a parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might Thursday as fighter jets roared overhead, but pledged a 300,000 reduction in troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat. The massive...
BEIJING (AP) — China launched a major military parade through Beijing on Thursday to commemorate Japan's World War II defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make his country Asia's pre-eminent power. The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama was shining a spotlight Wednesday on the plight of residents in rural Alaska, where Alaska Natives and others toil under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-...
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that losing this generation will lead to more militancy, migration and a dim future for the...
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A United Nations agency says 40 percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school. It warns that losing this generation will lead to more militancy, migration and a dim future for the region. UNICEF says in a...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A day before the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begin the South African leg of their international tour, the company's dancers taught a master class in Johannesburg's historic Soweto township on Wednesday. The dance company last visited South Africa 17...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Mali's defense ministry adviser says that five neighboring countries have met to discuss a joint force to fight extremism in the region. Lt. Col. Diarran Kone said Wednesday that representatives from Mauritania, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Chad are...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a report by Pakistan's top intelligence agency obtained by The...
(St. Louis, MO) -- MoDOT will close the intersection of Chouteau and Grand in Midtown St. Louis for two days for a...
(Ferguson, MO) -- Close to 100 employers will be in Ferguson next week for a job fair. The Urban League of...
(St. Louis, MO) -- It's amazing what a billion-dollars can buy. The "St. Louis Post Dispatch" has a preview of the...
(St. Louis, MO) -- St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says gun thefts are on the rise. KMOV-TV reports Dotson...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. In this part...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. In this part...