By BY PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Poor judgment and poor oversight led to the teaching of anti-Islamic material at a military school for officers, the Pentagon said Wednesday
Though an Army lieutenant colonel who taught the class has been
KHOST, Afghanistan - Three U.S. service members, their Afghan interpreter and 17 Afghan civilians were killed by an apparent suicide bomber on a motorbike in the eastern Afghan city of Khost Wednesday, officials said.
The United States Embassy in Afghanistan issued a statement saying it "
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A grand jury has handed down an 11-count indictment against three NATO-summit protesters jailed since May, including four terrorism-related counts and half a dozen new charges, according to the document obtained by The Associated
By DONNA BRYSONAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A Rwandan general who was once a top aide to Rwandan President Paul Kagame but now is among his most prominent critics said Thursday that Kagame ordered the killing of the previous president that sparked Rwanda's 1994
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - As Matthew "Zeke" Bent awaited trial on charges that he plotted an attack in which a Florida middle school student was set on fire, he considered entering a plea of no contest to a charge of attempted second-degree
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The priest at the heart of an assault trial testified Wednesday that he never molested the man accused of assaulting him.
Lawyers say the Rev. Jerold Lindner was called to the witness
By HEIDI VOGTAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber killed 21 people including three U.S. soldiers at a checkpoint in a packed market in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday - the third assault targeting Americans in as many days.
By PAUL J. WEBER and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
SHINER, Texas (AP) - Hearing his 5-year-old daughter crying from behind a barn, a father ran and discovered the unthinkable: A man molesting her. The father pulled the man off his daughter, authorities say, and started pummeling him to
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The head of the U.N. observer mission in Syria said Tuesday that U.N. forces have come under fire multiple times recently but are committed to staying in the strife-torn country.
Maj. Gen. Robert
By Sadie Gennis,
Alec Baldwin allegedly punched a photographer on the chin on Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports.The paper posted photos of Baldwin supposedly accosting one of its photographers outside New York City's Marriage License Bureau.