WASHINGTON (AP) - A top adviser to Mitt Romney is backing away from his suggestion that fellow Republican Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama because both men are black.
Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu issued a statement late Thursday night saying Powell is a friend and he respects the
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today (times in EDT):
1. KEY ECONOMIC REPORT BEFORE ELECTION DAY
At 8:30 a.m., the government's snapshot of the U.S. economy, likely to show it growing at a tepid rate,
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The students in the Saturday morning class trickle in and, as they introduce themselves around a table, reveal far more intimate biographies than just name and hometown.
One confesses to demons he struggles to control. Another says he's here
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a mosque packed with senior regional officials in northern Afghanistan on a major Muslim holiday Friday, killing 41 people. The officials escaped unhurt, and many of the dead were soldiers and
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The U.S. military says two of its service members have been killed in an apparent insider attack by an Afghan police officer. The U.S. force in Afghanistan says in a statement that a man wearing an Afghan police uniform turned his weapon on U.S. service
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a longtime Republican, is sticking with President Barack Obama in this year's election.
He told CBS' "This Morning" he respects fellow Republican Mitt Romney but thinks he's been vague on many issues.
Powell said the president
By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - British soldiers and military dogs gathered at a London army barracks Thursday to honor a fallen hero with selfless courage, nerves of steel - and four legs.
Theo, a bomb-sniffing springer spaniel who died in Afghanistan on the day his soldier
HOUSTON (AP) - Two Texas pilots who were released after being arrested in Panama on suspicion of money laundering arrived home Wednesday in Houston.
American Jet International pilots Carl Moody and Kenneth Chonoski were greeted at George Bush Intercontinental Airport by a crowd of family, friends
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - An Algerian man whose sentence for plotting to blow up the Los Angeles airport around the turn of the new millennium was thrown out for being too lenient was ordered Wednesday to spend 37 years in prison.
Ahmed Ressam, who had trained with al-Qaida
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
Abortion and birth control are divisive issues in politics, and they've flared up at times in this campaign despite the candidates' reluctance to