By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Hours after a British soldier in Afghanistan told medics she was suffering from stomach pains, the Royal Artillery gunner unexpectedly gave birth to a boy - the first child ever born to a member of Britain's armed forces in combat.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The Defense Department says three of four soldiers killed Sunday in an insider attack in Afghanistan were from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Pentagon said Wednesday their position was attacked with small arms fire. A NATO spokesman said
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans blocked legislation Wednesday that would have established a $1 billion jobs program putting veterans back to work tending to the country's federal lands and bolstering local police and fire departments.
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A series of "insider attacks" against U.S. and allied troops by Afghan forces are an attempt by the Taliban to drive a wedge between coalition and Afghan troops, a senior officer said Wednesday. But he said that while Western troops
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Who says Mitt Romney doesn't worry much about the very poor? That he believes corporations are people, too? That his wife drives two Cadillacs?
Romney himself, that's who. When it comes to portraying the Republican nominee as an uncaring
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Still sour on the state of the U.S. economy, Americans are nonetheless heading into the home stretch to Election Day feeling better about the country's future and about how President Barack Obama is doing his job, a new
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Female soldiers from Fort Campbell deploying to Afghanistan will field test the first Army body armor that is shorter and better tailored specifically to fit women's physiques.
Members of a female engagement team from the 101st
By The Associated Press
As of Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at least 1,988 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is six less than the Defense Department's tally,
By HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Suspicion in last week's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans has focused on members of a hardcore Islamist militia known for its sympathies to al-Qaida, its fierce animosity to
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney said Tuesday that Democratic President Barack Obama believes government should "take from some to give to the others" as he defended telling wealthy donors that half of Americans believe they are "victims" who are