The Syrian rebels' record in handling tens of millions of dollars in U.S. humanitarian aid suggests major challenges ahead for any delivery of American weapons and ammunition.
Anthony Marshall, 89, son of late philanthropist Brooke Astor, turned himself in at a Manhattan courthouse on Friday to begin a 1- to 3-year prison sentence for stealing millions of dollars from his mother, who suffered from Alzheimer's disease.
Could negotiations with the Taliban still be possible? An Afghan spokesman says President Hamid Karzai is willing to join peace talks with the Taliban if the U.S. follows through with promises he says were made by Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone call. The planned talks were thrown into disarray when Karzai canceled a planned delegation to the newly opened Taliban office in Qatar because he said the U.S. broke commitments that the office would not be seen as an embassy or government-in-exile.