By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A year after NASA ended the three-decade-long U.S. space shuttle program, thousands of formerly well-paid engineers and other workers around the Kennedy Space Center are still struggling to find jobs to replace the careers that flourished
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - A soldier who shot and killed a superior officer before killing himself at Fort Bragg, N.C., last month was just one day away from being sentenced in Kansas for punching a woman in the face.
On Friday, a judge in Kansas formally dismissed the aggravated battery charge
By DEB RIECHMANN and RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up among guests at a wedding hall Saturday in northern Afghanistan, killing 23 people including a prominent ex-Uzbek warlord turned lawmaker who was the father of the bride.
The attack was the
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Institute of Medicine recommended Friday that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan undergo annual screening for post-traumatic stress disorder and that federal agencies conduct more research to determine how well the various
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - The Army has scheduled a preliminary court hearing in September for the soldier accused of slaughtering 16 civilians during a pre-dawn rampage on two Afghan villages in March.
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will face an Article 32 hearing on Sept. 17, Army
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:
ABORTION and BIRTH CONTROL:
Obama: Supports abortion rights. Health care law requires contraceptives to be available
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama is "simply naive" if he thinks Venezuela's leader does not pose a threat to the United States.
Romney's comments follow Obama's interview this week with a Miami TV
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - The body of a Preston soldier killed earlier this month in Afghanistan is due to return in Idaho on Wednesday. Cody O. Moosman died in action in Gayan Alwara Mandi on July 3. The Idaho State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/NkjCJ6) that he was posthumously
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) - Decades after the U.S. gave Laos a horrific distinction as the world's most heavily bombed nation per person, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pledged Wednesday to help get rid of millions of unexploded bombs that still
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pakistan should get $1.1 billion in U.S. funds that have been held up for months now that Islamabad has reopened crucial NATO supply lines to Afghanistan, top senators said Tuesday.
A major obstacle to releasing the money was removed last week