Militants attack American University in Kabul, Afghanistan

Suspected militants stormed the Kabul campus of the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday with some students jumping from second floor windows to escape the gunfire and explosions, witnesses and officials said. Foreign staff and dozens of pupils were trapped in the compound hours after the attack began at about 6:30 p.m. (10 a.m. ET).… Read More Militants attack American University in Kabul, Afghanistan

6.2-magnitude earthquake destroy towns in central Italy

A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets, with at least 10 people believed killed. The quake caused serious damage to a number of towns and villages, but did not seem to have hit heavily populated areas. The worst affected towns… Read More 6.2-magnitude earthquake destroy towns in central Italy