WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the president's chief counterterrorism adviser has met with Libya's president and discussed ways that Libya can better help the United States track down those responsible for the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi last month, including U.S.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A teenager who sucker punched a schoolteacher in a downtown alley - an attack caught on surveillance video - apparently picked the victim at random, police and school officials said.
The attack happened last Thursday at about 3:30 p.m. The surveillance video, which Pittsburgh
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four years ago, Joe Biden was careful not to appear overly aggressive in his vice presidential debate with Sarah Palin, then a newcomer to the national stage.
Now, as he prepares to debate Paul Ryan, a 14-year House veteran and the top
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fifty years after the Cuban missile crisis, the National Archives has pulled together documents and secret White House recordings to show the public how President John F. Kennedy deliberated with advisers to avert nuclear war.
A new exhibit, "
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials in Florida say the mystery monkey of Tampa Bay bit a woman during an unprovoked attack in St. Petersburg.
Florida Fish and Wildlife spokesman Gary Morse says the woman was sitting outside Tuesday when the monkey bit her on the back.
The Tampa Bay Times
By JAMIE STENGLEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A mother who admitted to beating her 2-year-old daughter and gluing the child's hands made a plea for leniency Wednesday, saying she was no longer the "monster" who committed the attack.
"I will never forgive myself for what I did to my own
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Short on time and tempers, House and Senate candidates in tight races are turning snarky and personal in their attacks on their opponents.
The stakes, and the unpleasantness, are highest in the race for control of the Senate, where
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - All was quiet outside the U.S. Consulate as evening fell on Benghazi and President Barack Obama's envoy to Libya was retiring after a day of diplomatic meetings.
There was no indication of the harrowing events that night would bring:
By LARRY MARGASAK and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four weeks before the election, Republicans used a politically charged House hearing to confront State Department officials about security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya and assail the Obama administration's early response
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - One jailed member of the punk band Pussy Riot unexpectedly walked free from a Moscow courtroom, but the other two now head toward a harsh punishment for their irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin: a penal colony.