By ABDUL SATTARAssociated Press
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - Shiites in a southwestern Pakistani city hit by a brutal terror attack refused to bury their dead Friday in protest, demanding that the government do something to protect them from what has become a barrage of bombings and shootings against
By SUSANNE M. SCHAFERThe Associated Press
FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and her family bid a tearful farewell to her husband Michael on Thursday as he departed with a National Guard unit for a month of training and then deployment to Afghanistan.
Capt. Michael Haley
By STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Liberal groups have launched twin online petitions aimed at pressuring Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to temporarily name former Congressman Barney Frank to Sen. John Kerry's seat if Kerry is confirmed as secretary of state.
By JASON STRAZIUSOAssociated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - On the eve of an unimaginably long walk - one that starts in Africa, winds through the Middle East, across Asia, hops over to Alaska, goes down the western United States, then Central and South America and ends in Chile - one question nagged
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's defense ministry needs to set more realistic price and delivery forecasts for its largest equipment projects, a watchdog group said Thursday after finding cost overruns in the hundreds of millions of pounds and numerous deadlines
WASHINGTON (AP) - Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is meeting with members of the Senate to discuss what Republican leader Mitch McConnell says are mutual goals for the two countries.
Karzai sat down on Wednesday for a private session with McConnell and a few members of the Foreign Relations and
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the same debate, the same numbers and practically the same plan, but the White House is working harder to keep troops in Afghanistan than it did in similar but failed discussions in Iraq in 2011.
Security remains shaky in both war
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - A grand jury on Wednesday declined to indict the driver of a float involved in a train collision that killed four U.S. military veterans in a West Texas parade.
Dale Andrew Hayden, the driver of the truck pulling the float, will not face charges
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's pick for defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, is meeting with senior Pentagon staff to try to set the record straight about his stand on Iran, saying he backs strong international sanctions against Tehran and believes all
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - With President Hugo Chavez possibly in his last days, the United States sees the possibility of a long-sought reset in relations with Venezuela.
Chavez recently underwent his fourth cancer-related surgery in Cuba and there is wide speculation