By BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanese protesters erected flaming roadblocks and gunmen roamed the streets Saturday in a city on edge after the assassination of a top security official in a powerful car bomb the prime minister linked to the civil war in
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Jake Finkbonner was so close to death after flesh-eating bacteria infected him through a cut on his lip that his parents had last rites performed and were discussing donating the 5-year-old's tiny organs.
Jake's 2006 cure from the
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) - Hawaii is a paradise for most visitors. But it was Wade Hicks Jr.'s prison for five days.
The 34-year-old from Gulfport, Miss., was stranded in the islands this week after being told he was on the FBI's no-
By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council announced Friday that it intends to impose sanctions on the leaders of the M23 rebel movement in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where violence has flared again.
Guatemala U.N. Ambassador Gert Rosenthal, the
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - When Peter Hill's daughter was born two years ago, he made a conscious decision to only speak Lakota to her.
Hill, who is fluent in Lakota after learning it as a second language, said he wanted Charlotte to learn the American Indian
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
Abortion and birth control are divisive issues in politics, and they've flared up at times in this campaign despite the candidates' reluctance to dwell
By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - A car bomb ripped through Beirut on Friday, killing a top security official and seven others, shearing the balconies off apartment buildings and sending bloodied residents staggering into the streets in the most serious blast the Lebanese capital
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. OBAMA PUSHES BACK ON CRITICISM OVER LIBYA
The president insists he shared information with the American people as it came in.
2. BOY SCOUTS RELEASE TROVE OF '
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Government investigators are reviewing U.S. Border Patrol policies on use of lethal force amid a spate of deadly shootings along the border in recent years, including the killing last week of a teenager who agents said was throwing rocks at them
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A massive dust storm swirling reddish-brown clouds over northern Oklahoma triggered a multi-vehicle accident along a major interstate Thursday, forcing police to shut down part of the heavily traveled roadway amid near blackout