By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Republican candidate Mitt Romney said Thursday the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya is an issue in the presidential campaign in part because Americans wonder why it took the Obama administration so long to acknowledge it was a terrorist
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An old feud and the race for women voters took center stage in a tight Arizona Senate race Thursday, with Republican Rep. Jeff Flake citing the grudge in a new ad alleging that Democrat Richard Carmona lacks the temperament for the job. Senate
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Republican Senate challenger Todd Akin launched a TV ad Thursday claiming the family of Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill "pocketed $40 million of federal subsidies" - an assertion that McCaskill says is not true.
The ad dubs
By JULIET WILLIAMSAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - After returning to the governor's office, Jerry Brown criticized a political culture he said lacked a common purpose and warned of a "war of all against all" unless the sniping camps learned to compromise and fix California's
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The new top U.S. diplomat for Libya has arrived in the county to assume temporary control of the embassy in Tripoli after last month's deadly attack on the consulate in Benghazi that killed the ambassador and three other Americans.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A man shot two weeks ago in Minnesota's deadliest workplace killing spree has died of his injuries, his family announced Thursday.
Eric Rivers died at Hennepin County Medical Center on Wednesday night, his family said in a statement. The production manager became the sixth
By AHMED AL HAJAssociated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A drive-by shooting Thursday that killed a top Yemeni security official who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa has raised concern that al-Qaida militants here are bouncing back and getting bolder after suffering defeats this year in a U.S.-
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman who admitted to beating her toddler and gluing her hands to a wall sobbed Thursday as a prosecutor ordered her to look at the injuries she inflicted on her daughter's body.
Elizabeth Escalona began crying and didn't speak
By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) - An Army appeals court on Thursday questioned whether a military judge exceeded his authority in ordering the suspect in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, to remove his beard or be forcibly shaved.
Judges on the U.S. Army
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fierce and focused, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan gave voters the kind of substantive showdown that was everything the presidential debate was not. Abandoning his boss' caution, Biden uncorked a combative repair