By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pointedly warned young troops last spring to mind their ways, he may have been lecturing the wrong audience.
The culture of military misconduct starts at the top.
At least five current and
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Despite days of dire forecasts and explicit warnings, hundreds of thousands of people in New York and New Jersey ignored mandatory evacuation orders as Superstorm Sandy closed in. Now, after scores of deaths and harrowing escapes, emergency
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Palestinian militants barraged Israel with more than 200 rockets on Thursday, killing three people as Israel pressed a punishing campaign of airstrikes on militant targets across the Gaza Strip. Three rockets
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Food and Drug Administration asked Congress Wednesday for more authority to police pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak, even as lawmakers questioned why the agency didn't do more with its
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government should require automakers to make the latest collision prevention technologies standard equipment on all new cars and trucks, a move that could reduce fatal highway accidents by more than half, federal accident investigators said
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John McCain is calling for establishment of a Watergate-style congressional committee to investigate the deaths of four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
The Arizona Republican tells "CBS This Morning" he believes
NEW YORK (AP) - A Manhattan nanny has been indicted on murder charges in the stabbing deaths of two children three weeks ago.
The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/ZEMXmC ) says the charges are in court records released Tuesday.
Six-year-old Lucia Krim and her 2-year-old brother, Leo, were killed Oct
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - A pair of Mexican drug smugglers in camouflage pants, bundles of marijuana strapped to their backs, scaled a 25 foot-high fence in the middle of the night, slipped quietly into the United States and dashed into the darkness.
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The mother of three children killed this week in what police believe was a murder-suicide said Wednesday her mother and brother weren't in their "right minds" when the deaths occurred.
Notes found at a Toledo house indicate the children
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A court hearing has been postponed for two Las Vegas 11-year-olds facing juvenile criminal allegations that they threw stones that killed six newborn kittens.
Prosecutor Michael Watson says he received the boys' psychological evaluations Tuesday and needs time to review the