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NATO defense ministers meeting on Russia challenge

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks prior to a meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. NATO defense ministers are gathering for the first time since the Ukraine crisis, and top of the agenda is how to react long-term to...
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AP PHOTOS: Images of Tiananmen in 1989 and now

FILE – In this June 5, 1989 file photo, a Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing’s Changan Blvd. from Tiananmen Square in Beijing. A quarter century after the Communist Party’s attack on demonstrations centered on Tiananmen...
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Security tight on eve of Tiananmen anniversary

A woman and child pass by uniformed and plainclothes security personnel with umbrellas and security cameras near a portrait of late Chinese leader Mao Zedong on Tiananmen Gate in Beijing Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Beijing put additional police on the street and detained government...

NATO defense ministers meeting on Russia challenge

BRUSSELS (AP) — With the Kremlin watching carefully, NATO defense ministers gathered Tuesday for the first time since the Ukraine crisis, and top of the agenda is how to react long-term to Russia’s new military capabilities and its willingness to use them. The...
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A look at key events in Syria’s uprising

FILE – In this May 12, 2014 file photo, a vehicle drives past campaign posters of the June 3 presidential election in Damascus, Syria. Workers tore down towering campaign posters Monday and soldiers searched cars entering Damascus on the eve of Syria’s presidential...
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AP PHOTOS: Images of Tiananmen in 1989 and now

In this May 27, 2014 photo, a convoy of cars pass across Beijing’s Changan Blvd. near Tiananmen Square, where a Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on June 5, 1989. A quarter century after the Communist Party’s attack on demonstrations...
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A look at Syria’s presidential candidates

AAA Jun. 3, 2014 2:50 AM ETA look at Syria’s presidential candidates By The Associated Press FILE – This Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009 file photo shows Syrian President Bashar Assad during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran, Iran. The...
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Syrians line up to vote in presidential election

A man votes for President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Polls opened in government-held areas in Syria amid very tight security Tuesday for the country’s presidential election, a vote that President Bashar Assad is widely expected to win. (AP...
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US worried to very end about Bergdahl’s release

President Barack Obama looks to Bob Bergdahl as Jani Bergdahl, stands at left, during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Saturday, May 31, 2014 about the release of their son, U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Bergdahl, 28, had been held prisoner...
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5 things to know about Syria’s presidential vote

In this Saturday, May 31, 2014, photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad hold his portraits and wave Syrian flags during a demonstration in support of his candidacy for presidential election in Sweida town, southern...