By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A Russian-operated ship said to be carrying military helicopters to Syria appears to have turned back after its British insurer removed coverage for the vessel, U.K. officials said Tuesday.
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan man who killed at age 11 and has been in confinement for half his life avoided more time inside Tuesday when a judge ordered him to serve probation in an attack on a prison guard.
By SARAH BRUMFIELDAssociated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - A Maryland judge has ordered a cannibalism suspect transferred to the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital for a competency evaluation, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Alexander Kinyua, 21, of
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil was steady above $84 a barrel Wednesday as investors waited to hear whether the U.S. Federal Reserve plans new stimulus measures to boost weak economic growth.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for
WASHINGTON (AP) - The top-ranking Republican in the Senate calls the Obama health care law the first step in "Europeanizing America" and says Congress should "start over" if the system is ruled invalid by the Supreme Court.
Kentucky's Sen. Mitch McConnell
By MEERA SELVAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A British company said Tuesday it had cancelled insurance for a Russian-operated ship it said was carrying munitions to Syria - a shipment the British government says included refurbished military helicopters.
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - An Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood was barred from military court by the judge Tuesday because he still has a beard.
Maj. Nidal Hasan was told that he couldn
WASHINGTON (AP) - Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist is heading to Congress this week to tutor House Republicans on what they meant when they signed his pledge to oppose tax increases.
Thursday's private briefing for lawmakers and staff comes as President
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the latest likely case of an insider attack, an American service member was killed and several others injured Monday when individuals dressed in Afghan police uniforms turned their guns on them in southern Afghanistan, U.S
By JIM VERTUNOAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas A&M University System will be the home of one of three national biodefense centers to help the country quickly develop vaccines in the event of a pandemic and strategies for responding to bioterrorism