By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
"That's rather provocative and offensive, isn't it?"
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
Despite last month's Democratic power
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court questioned Monday whether a Wisconsin airline can be held liable for reporting one of its pilots as mentally unstable and potentially armed. Federal authorities pulled the pilot off a flight on which he was a passenger, but found
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden honored the memory of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela Monday by making an inscription in a condolence book at the South African Embassy that said Americans will strive to live by his example.
Biden's visit came as
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood denied his group was to blame for violence as he appeared in court Monday for the first time since being detained following the ouster of the Islamist president last summer.
The trial against Mohammed Badie
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online
By RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An American organization tasked with furthering democracy in developing nations said Monday that while elections next April in Afghanistan are unlikely to be perfect, they should be better than previous polls marred by widespread fraud.
By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Major technology companies, stung by revelations that the U.S. government collects people's personal data on their networks, on Monday issued an open letter to President Barack Obama asking for tighter controls on surveillance.
As part of a global
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to attend a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, boarded Air Force One under cold, rainy skies Monday morning for the long
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook
After considering all of the information presented, the appeals board upheld the original ruling by the University Disciplinary Board that puts students Dan McIntosh and Erik Fagan on indefinite probation for a weapons policy violation.
The students were punished by Gonzaga after using a gun to
By GARY B. GRAVESAP Sports Writer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky has several weaknesses to fix in a short period of time.
The No. 11 Wildcats (7-2) blew a nine-point lead in the final 13 minutes of a 67-62 loss to No. 14 Baylor Friday night. Several aspects of their game were exposed and need
A sign posted to the front door Monday morning said it loud and clear: "Adams is closed."
Frozen pipes led the fire suppression system to fail, causing the sprinklers to go off. Damages to the ceiling tiles, carpets and classroom materials totaled thousands of dollars spread across five classrooms