By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian Islamists and former members of the nation's military voiced concern Sunday about the potential pitfalls stemming from a decision by the country's top constitutional court that would allow members of the armed forces and police to vote
By WILL LESTERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday a group of eight senators will look at setting rules on how leaks about government secrets are investigated.
"We'll be announcing that we have four Democrats and four Republicans ... another Gang of Eight," Schumer
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry declared Sunday he believes a potential $4 billion plan is emerging that could expand the Palestinian economy by up to 50 percent in the next three years.
It could also cut unemployment by almost two-
By MICHELE SALCEDOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - From Congress to the White House, pressure is mounting to hold military commanders accountable for the rising number of sexual assaults in the armed services.
"This needs to end," Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and a member of the Armed Services
By ANDREW TYALORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans keep slamming President Barack Obama's push to move the government away from a war footing and refine and recalibrate counterterrorism strategy.
Capitol Hill Republicans like Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina say Obama is
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than any other group, the high-tech industry got big wins in an immigration bill approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, thanks to a concerted lobbying effort, an ideally positioned Senate ally and relatively weak opposition.
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - President Barack Obama visited tornado-devastated Moore, Okla., Sunday, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property and promising that the government will be behind them "every step of the way."
"I'm just a messenger here,"
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The winner of the men's race at the Boston Marathon says he is returning his winner's medal to honor the city and those killed and injured in the terrorist bombings near the finish line of one of the world's top running
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama left plenty of ambiguity in new policy guidelines that he says will restrict how and when the U.S. can launch targeted drone strikes, leaving himself significant power over how and when the weapons can be deployed.
By AYA BATRAWY and MARIAM RIZKAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Saturday against parts of an election law approved by the Islamist-led legislature that had lifted a long-standing ban on the use of religious slogans during campaigning.
The decision is
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Sunday. That's according to a White House official, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the trip ahead of the official announcement and requested anonymity. A
By BLAKE NICHOLSON and DAVE KOLPACKAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to stay away from their homes.
Steady rainfall between
By SEAN MURPHY, RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, DAVID A. LIEB and CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - One was an animal lover. Another loved the spotlight. Another was nicknamed "The Wall" because of the force he brought to the soccer field.
When a top-of-the-scale EF5 tornado ripped