By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - The world stood at the brink of Armageddon for 13 days in October 1962 when President John F. Kennedy drew a symbolic line in the Atlantic and warned of dire consequences if Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev dared to cross it.
An American U-2 spy plane
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - Amid scenic horse farms, vineyards, Civil War landmarks and quaint shops tucked in historic red-brick buildings, signs of prosperity are plainly visible. The anxiety about the economy, less so - but it's here.
Talk to the husband and
By MICHAEL MELIAAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - As a truck driver for the U.S. military in wartime Iraq, Ed Young racked up 7,000 miles, facing a constant threat of attack that left him struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts.
Four years later, he is driving long hauls again,
By MICHAEL MELIA
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former Navy truck driver running his own transport business is one of a growing number of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan making a new life as entrepreneurs.
Ed Young faced constant threat of attack on wartime roads in Iraq that left him struggling
By FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press
ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey's prime minister sharply criticized the U.N. Security Council on Saturday for its failure to agree on decisive steps to end Syria's civil war, as NATO ally Germany backed the Turkish interception of a Damascus-bound passenger jet
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A closely divided Supreme Court. Four justices in their 70s. Presidential candidates with dramatically different views of the ideal high court nominee.
And yet, until late in Thursday's debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's pointed warning that the U.S. will strike back against a cyberattack underscores the Obama administration's growing concern that Iran could be the first country to unleash cyberterrorism on America.
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI's Washington field office has created a squad dedicated to investigating intellectual property thefts, part of a more aggressive law enforcement approach on cybercrime, an official said Friday.
The squad started this month, with
By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Canada was in uproar Friday over a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was found dead, an apparent suicide, five weeks after she uploaded a video to YouTube describing years of bullying that drove her to drugs and alcohol.
Coroner Barb McLintock said