By DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
ISTANBUL (AP) - A vast corruption scandal could damage Turkey's powerful leader in a way that anti-government protests which brought thousands into the streets this summer failed to do.
This time, many Turks believe it all comes down to one man: a U.S.-based
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's not brooding about 2013, despite a series of setbacks.
The president said at a year-end news conference from the White House Friday that as long as the economy is improving and he's helping families, he's OK.
Obama's approval rating
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. institute says satellite images show North Korea is digging a tunnel at its nuclear test site but another underground explosion is unlikely in the next few months.
The recent execution of ruler Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle has heightened concern about the stability of
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing progress on the economy, President Barack Obama said at his annual year-end news conference Friday that 2014 "can be a breakthrough year for America" after a long season of recession and slow recovery.
But when it came to the
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - His health care plan facing a dicey transition, President Barack Obama said Friday that insurance sign-ups are surging now that the government's website is working better for consumers.
A total of more than 1 million
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama singles out recent improvements in the economy and says 2014 could be a 'breakthrough year' for the United States.
Obama highlighted reports Friday that the economy grew at a 4.1 percent annual rate from July through September, higher than previously
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. and Yemeni officials said Friday that the target of a Dec. 12th drone strike in Yemen was the ringleader behind the summer plot that shuttered 19 diplomatic posts across Africa and the Mideast. But he was only wounded, and escaped,
WASHINGTON (AP) - AT&T Inc. says it will publish reports on the number of requests for customer information it receives from law enforcement agencies, the latest move in the telecommunications industry toward fuller disclosure amid debate over government surveillance programs.
By The Associated PressAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says nearly 3.9 million people have qualified for coverage through the health care law's Medicaid expansion.
The numbers released Friday cover the period from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30 and underscore a pattern of
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Navy Secretary Ray Mabus (MAY'-buhs) says the Navy has not seen the end of the multimillion dollar bribery and contracting scandal that has implicated several companies and naval personnel. He says more disclosures are coming.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday morning just after 10am, Spokane Police responded to an armed robbery at the US Bank on N. Lincoln.
The search for the two robbers sent Willard Elementary into lockdown, but police say no students were ever in any danger. At 11:30 Friday morning, Spokane Police called off
By Trevor MoggProvided by Here's something amusing to take you into the weekend. Called ‘cell phone crashing', it shows comedian Greg Benson sitting beside different people talking on their handsets at an airport, with Benson pretending to chat to a friend on his own phone while
SPOKANE, Wash.- Snow started falling in the Inland Northwest at around 7:00 Friday morning. Moses Lake and Colville were the first areas reporting snowfall sticking to the roadways.
By about 10:00 Friday morning, heavy snow was falling in Spokane, and starting to stick.The expected snow totals