By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - It's big money and Godzilla in Maine's six-way race for retiring Sen. Olympia Snowe's seat.
The campaign cash, more than $1 million in attack ads, comes from Republicans trying to paint front-runner Angus King, a former two-term
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Reality returned to the oil market this week.
Oil has fallen 7 percent since last Friday, when the price briefly topped $100 for the first time in 4 months. The sharp drop was expected and overdue, many analysts say.
Traders had driven oil
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Hours after a British soldier in Afghanistan told medics she was suffering from stomach pains, the Royal Artillery gunner unexpectedly gave birth to a boy - the first child ever born to a member of Britain's armed forces in combat.
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
TEL RIFAAT, Syria (AP) - The bearded gunmen who surrounded the car full of foreign journalists in a northern Syrian village were clearly not Syrians. A heavyset man in a brown gown stepped forward, announced he was Iraqi and fingered through the American passport
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has identified 117 Iranian aircraft it says are ferrying weapons to Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.
The Treasury Department says the planes operated by Iran Air, Mahan Air and Yas Air are delivering
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans blocked legislation Wednesday that would have established a $1 billion jobs program putting veterans back to work tending to the country's federal lands and bolstering local police and fire departments.
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice for ambassador to Iraq said Wednesday that Baghdad is accepting Iranian assurances that it is not using Iraqi airspace to smuggle weapons into Syria where the 18-month conflict between the government and
By NEBI QENAAssociated Press
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Syrian rebels seized control of a border crossing on the frontier with Turkey on Wednesday, ripping down the Syrian flag as the rebels fighting to oust President Bashar Assad expand their control of the country's north.
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Who says Mitt Romney doesn't worry much about the very poor? That he believes corporations are people, too? That his wife drives two Cadillacs?
Romney himself, that's who. When it comes to portraying the Republican nominee as an uncaring
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Female soldiers from Fort Campbell deploying to Afghanistan will field test the first Army body armor that is shorter and better tailored specifically to fit women's physiques.
Members of a female engagement team from the 101st