BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Chemical weapons experts headed into the Iraqi desert Wednesday to destroy their first batch of banned Iraqi weapons - 10 leftover artillery shells filled with burning, disabling mustard gas.
The holiday season is approaching in November and December, the time of year when most food banks receive more than half of their donations for the year. The flip side: More people turn to food banks for help during that time, too.
PHOENIX -- Prosecutors say the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage should remain forcibly medicated with psychotropic drugs despite his lawyers' claims that doing so violates his due-process rights.
Egypt's state news agency says the country's top prosecutor has referred ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial on charges of inciting the killing of opponents protesting outside his palace while he was in office.