By Associated Press
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Endurance swimmer Penny Palfrey muscled past the halfway mark Saturday as she pushed through the Florida Straits, enduring jellyfish stings but otherwise encountering perfect conditions in her attempt to become the first woman to swim
By MEERA SELVAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - British politicians harshly criticized the country's banking system Saturday after Barclays was fined for manipulating data, with the leader of the opposition calling for an inquiry and government ministers joining the attack
By DONNA CASSATA and HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Victory at the Supreme Court for President Barack Obama and Democrats on health care is reopening political divisions within the party over the unpopular law.
Four months to an election
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Friday, June 29:
Simone Covey walked anxiously into the Red Cross shelter Thursday evening after organizers called a closed meeting for evacuees. The purpose: To inform residents if their homes
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The mother of a 26-year-old researcher mauled by chimpanzees in South Africa says her son has been passionate about chimps for years and knew the risks involved in studying primates.
Andrew Oberle, a graduate student at the University of Texas at
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations has endorsed an African Union force to capture warlord Joseph Kony and neutralize his Lord's Resistance Army.
The 15-member Security Council approved the "United Nations Regional Strategy to Address the Threat and
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The top U.S. military officer says the U.S. and Israel will hold a major missile defense exercise in October.
The exercise Austere Challenge '12 was scheduled originally for April but was
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - An American researcher mauled by chimpanzees in South Africa has been identified as a graduate student in Texas studying anthropology.
Andrew Oberle was in critical condition Friday after undergoing surgery near Johannesburg. Officials say the
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Doctors are reporting improvement in the condition of an American graduate student attacked by chimps he was studying in South Africa.
In a statement, Mediclinic Nelspruit said Andrew F. Oberle, who had been in critical condition since
NEW YORK (AP) - Mitt Romney's campaign has launched a new attack ad against President Barack Obama that uses Hillary Rodham Clinton's words against the president.
The Romney ad is running in Ohio and several other battleground states. It's a response