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US Vice President Joe Biden has canceled a scheduled visit to the Dominican Republic to attend a meeting in Washington with Ukraine's prime minister, a spokesman said Monday. Biden was in Santiago, Chile, where he met with departing President Sebastian Pinera and Michelle Bachelet, who takes office on Tuesday.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Greek Orthodox nuns freed after being held hostage by al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels arrived in Damascus Monday morning, ending their three-month ordeal in a rare prisoner exchange with the government.
FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — An off-duty police officer celebrating his birthday and two other men were shot and killed at a northern Ohio nightclub over the weekend after an argument erupted when the shooter punched the officer's wife, relatives said.