By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration removed 368,644 immigrants from the country last year.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director John Sandweg says 235,093 of those immigrants were arrested at or near the U.S. border with Mexico.
This is the
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is charged with helping his brother's killer and another murderer escape from prison with bogus court documents.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Thursday that Willie Slater Jr., of Orlando, was part of
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Air Force general who was fired from command of U.S. land-based nuclear missile forces had engaged in "inappropriate behavior" while on official business in Russia last summer, including heavy drinking, rudeness to his hosts and
LONDON (AP) - British officials say more than 80 people have been injured - seven of them seriously - by a roof collapse at a packed London theater.
London Ambulance Services says it has treated 81 "walking wounded" and 7 more seriously injured patients following the collapse Thursday evening at
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A man lured two brothers, ages 5 and 8, from their yard in south Mississippi and took them to his camper trailer, where he sexually abused them and slashed the older boy's throat, authorities said Thursday.
The 8-year-old boy is
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says it would veto new congressional legislation that would toughen sanctions against Iran.
Senators from both parties introduced the legislation on Thursday. They did so despite appeals from the White House, which wants to avoid implementing new penalties while
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin man convicted of poisoning his wife 15 years ago was improperly tried because he couldn't confront his dead wife and her "letter from the grave" implicating the husband as the primary suspect, a federal judge has ruled.
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials, frustrated that hundreds of military shipments heading out of Afghanistan have been stopped on the land route through Pakistan because of anti-American protests, face the possibility of flying out equipment at
By JOHN MILBURNAssociated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Five U.S. soldiers based at Fort Riley, Kan., and one based in Europe were killed in a helicopter crash this week in southern Afghanistan, Army officials said Thursday.
The Army confirmed the soldiers died when their Black Hawk UH-60 went down
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A nationwide search is underway for a former long-distance trucker who is suspected in the deaths of three people in Colorado and is likely on the run rather than hiding out, authorities said Thursday.
Harry Carl Mapps is wanted on charges of first-
BERLIN (AP) - A survey has found that German investor confidence has jumped to a 7 ½-year high in December on the back of hopes of an economic upturn in Europe.
The ZEW institute said Tuesday that its confidence index, which measures investors' expectations for the next six months, rose to 62
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan said Thursday that he and emergency manager Kevyn Orr will share some of the duties of running the cash-strapped city but the bulk of the financial responsibilities will remain under Orr's control.
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Is this week when the Federal Reserve finally slows its aggressive stimulus for the economy? Or does it want to await more evidence of a consistently improving economy?
It's a close call.
Yet most economists think the Fed will maintain