By DAVID B. CARUSO and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The nightmarish case of a nanny accused of stabbing to death two children in her care stunned the family's well-to-do neighborhood and caused legions of parents to wonder how well they know who is watching their kids.
By DAVID RISINGAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Twitter has for the first time blocked an account using a new tool that allows it to bar content in individual countries, shutting out a banned German neo-Nazi group at the behest of local authorities.
Twitter spokesman Dirk Hensen told The
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill donned a waitressing apron and dished out hamburgers and pizza Tuesday to illustrate her support for federal student aid as her Republican challenger Todd Akin picked up some important advertising help from a
By PETER JACKSONAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - For most of his 30 years as Pennsylvania's longest-serving U.S. senator and prominent moderate in Congress, Arlen Specter was a Republican, though often at odds with the GOP leadership.
He helped end the Supreme Court hopes of former
By NOMAAN MERCHANT and RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Barrett Brown has, at times, called himself an author, a freedom fighter and a spokesman for the movement of hacker-activists known as Anonymous.
In tweets and videos, Brown praises Anonymous' work, rips his opponents and
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The anti-Islamic movie trailer inflaming the Middle East opens with Muslims ransacking a Christian medical clinic and then segues into a flashback of Muhammad's life. "Set the place on fire! We'll burn out these forsaken Christians
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - In a rare public appearance, the leader of the militant Hezbollah group exhorted hundreds of thousands of supporters Monday to keep up the campaign against an anti-Islam video that has unleashed deadly violence and anger at the United States across
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Has the Arab Winter arrived?
It's a question analysts in Washington are asking as angry demonstrations spread across North Africa and the Middle East to protest a video ridiculing the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Those skeptical of promoting
By PAULINE ARRILLAGAAP National Writer
LAS VEGAS (AP) - To begin: This is not a story about Ron Paul.
Not exactly, anyway. And yet to get where we want to go we will start at OPA!, a Greek restaurant on the edge of town where Clark County Republicans and tea
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Will Britain's EU membership be one more casualty of the continent's devastating debt crisis?
Senior British lawmakers warned Monday that Britain must consider a future outside the European Union as the 17