By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The night of smoke, chaos, gunfire and grenades that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, is well-documented. Eight months later, it is the decisions made back in Washington that remain murky and in perpetual dispute.
Why was a diplomatic
By TAMI ABDOLLAHAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A police bomb squad detonated 17 homemade explosive devices found in an apartment on Wednesday after officers spotted an explosive liquid in a man's car during a routine traffic stop, authorities said.
Robert Wilson, 29, was booked on felony
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A teacher removed a suspicious package left inside a northern Colorado school that was later determined to be an active explosive, authorities said Tuesday.
However, police in Lafayette were cautious about calling the teacher a hero.
"That would not
By REMA RAHMANAssociated Press
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A standoff with an armed man who took multiple hostages inside a Trenton home has ended, and three children are safe, police said early Sunday.
Word of the confrontation's conclusion came a short while after the standoff, which had had
By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) - Scott and Robin Spivey had a sinking feeling that something was wrong with their home when cracks began snaking across their walls in March.
The cracks soon turned into gaping fractures, and within two weeks their 600-square-foot garage broke
WASHINGTON (AP) - Reporters and photographers were evacuated briefly from the West Wing of the White House early Saturday because of smoke from an overheated transformer in a mechanical room.
President Barack Obama and his family were not affected by the incident, according to the White House.
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Marines and other U.S. forces in Europe are on a heightened state of alert in response to a deteriorating security situation in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, two U.S. officials said Friday.
The alert order applies to a U.S. special
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A former top diplomat in Libya on Wednesday delivered a riveting minute-by-minute account of the chaotic events during the deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi last September, with a 2 a.m. call from Secretary of State Hillary
By FARID HOSSAINAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - More than 600 bodies have been recovered from the garment-factory building that collapsed well over a week ago, police said Sunday as the grim recovery work continued in one of the worst industrial accidents ever.
Police said Sunday night
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A big cool-down in weather calmed a huge wildfire burning in Southern California coastal mountains Saturday, and firefighters worked to cut miles of containment lines while conditions were favorable.
High winds and withering hot, dry air were replaced by the normal flow of