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Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries

A house is collapsed after a strong earthquake hit in Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, central Japan, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. The magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck the mountainous area of central Japan Saturday night, causing at least one building to collapse and injuring several...
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AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, U.S. Army Pfc. Garrick Carlton, center, of Sacramento, Calif., hikes past burning rubbish to man a hilltop observation post along with fellow Pfc. Michael Tompkins, of Wadsworth, Ohio, left, and Pfc. Austin D’Amica,...
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Israel mulls hard-line legislation after attacks

A Palestinian man points to Hebrew graffiti reading “Death to the Arabs” following an arson attack in Khirbet Abu Falah, northeast of the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. The family said their West Bank home was torched in an attack they blamed on...
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Islamic State group recruits, exploits children

FILE – In this Monday, June 23, 2014 file photo, an Islamic militant group fighter stands with two children posing with weapons as they watch other members of the group parade in commandeered Iraqi security forces vehicles down a main road at the northern city of Mosul,...
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2009 massacre haunts Philippines as trial slows

Edita Tiamzon, right, widow of slain journalist Daniel, breaks into tears as she views an art exhibit to mark the 5th anniversary of the massacre of 58 people, 32 of them journalists, in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Five years after...
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Iraqi premier, US look to aid Islamic State battle

An Islamic State group fighter loads a mortar shell during clashes with Iraqi security forces in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Iraqi soldiers backed by Sunni fighters launched a major operation Saturday to retake a section of...
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Iraq premier orders aid for Islamic State fight

An Islamic State group fighter loads a mortar shell during clashes with Iraqi security forces in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Iraqi soldiers backed by Sunni fighters launched a major operation Saturday to retake a section of...
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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

Freelance video journalist James Parkinson, 44, and freelance photographer Jess Hurd, 41, react during an interview at their home in east London Friday, Nov. 21 2014. The pair are among six British journalists who are suing London’s Metropolitan Police ...
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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

Freelance video journalist James Parkinson, 44, and freelance photographer Jess Hurd, 41, react during an interview at their home in east London Friday, Nov. 21 2014. The pair are among six British journalists who are suing London’s Metropolitan Police ...
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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

Children out of school climb a wall to see a civilian helicopter land in Gueckedou, Ginea, Friday Nov. 21, 2014. Saturday Nov. 15, 2014. Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, from a...