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In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea speaks to the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

- Associated Press

An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.

War Loot: Islamic State militants rummage through a cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces. The weapons were meant to supply Kurdish forces battling the extremist group in Kobani, Syria, but "now they are spoils for the mujahedeen," one militant said. (Associated Press)

Islamic State seizes airdropped U.S. arms as Kurds await troop reinforcements

Kurdish militias defending the northern Syrian town of Kobani waited Tuesday for Turkey to allow promised reinforcements across the border, as Islamic State fighters posted video of militants opening crates of weapons presumably airdropped by U.S. forces.

Rwanda's Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical conditions to health authorities upon arrival in Rwanda. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Rwanda requires U.S., Spain visitor health reports

Associated Press

Rwanda’s Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities upon arrival in Rwanda, the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda said Tuesday.

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