By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - In front of tens of thousands of cheering supporters, Egypt's first Islamist and civilian president-elect vowed Friday to fight for his authority and symbolically read an oath of office on Cairo's Tahrir Square on the eve of
By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The marketing mastermind and infomercial pioneer best known for introducing American TV viewers to Ginsu knives, the miracle kitchen tool that sliced through tin cans and chopped wood, has died. Barry Becher was 71
By KEN MILLERAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Experts speculated Tuesday that a fiery head-on collision of two trains in the Oklahoma Panhandle was likely the result of human error, though federal investigators are still piecing together evidence and haven't determined
By JOHN HANNAAssociated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Cato Institute and billionaire shareholders Charles and David Koch announced Monday that they are close to settling two lawsuits brought by the prominent political donor brothers in their native Kansas over the ownership of
ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario (AP) - Rescue crews began dismantling a partially collapsed mall late Tuesday night in this northern Ontario city in an effort to rescue victims despite fading hopes of finding anyone alive.
Officials used heavy equipment to clear a path from
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner of Egypt's first free presidential election Sunday, and he proclaimed himself a leader "for all Egyptians," although he faces a struggle for power with the
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - The founder of Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei, which has faced security concerns in the U.S. and Australia, is calling for global cooperation to improve data protection.
Ren Zhengfei, in a rare public appearance at an
By NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's new conservative-led coalition government on Thursday pledged to try and revise the country's austerity commitments to its creditors, but insisted that would not endanger ties with the rest of Europe or
By The Associated Press
As of Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at least 1,883 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is four less than
By WILSON RINGAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Vt. (AP) - After more than a year of planning using computers, laser levels and measuring devices accurate to a fraction of a millimeter, it took engineers with tape measures and construction workers with sledgehammers to finally bring