By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.N.'s special envoy on the Syrian crisis sought to build support for his peace efforts Tuesday with the leaders of Iran and Iraq, saying President Bashar Assad has agreed to a plan to quell the bloodshed in the
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton took aim Monday at China's model of economic growth without democracy, arguing that it undermines long-term prospects and urging other Asian countries to expand markets and political
By MARTHA IRVINEAP National Writer
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) - Don't call Iraq War vet Jason Moon a hero. Don't phone him on Memorial Day or July 4th or Veterans Day to say thank you.
Instead, just listen as he strums his guitar and sings about the "things I've seen I won't forget,"
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - History repeats itself, until it doesn't.
That musty saw is worth remembering as pundits speculate on whether the lumbering economy will doom the re-election hopes of President Barack Obama, who has
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is warning an Iran opposition group that time is running short to vacate an encampment inside Iraq.
Daniel Benjamin, the department's coordinator for counterterrorism, said Friday that the group
By SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's top diplomat on Thursday said he had "solid information" that al-Qaida militants were crossing from Iraq to Syria to carry out attacks, warning of a violent spillover that could shake the Middle East
By KAY JOHNSON and LARA JAKESAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Whenever he leaves his home, Mohammed Jabar, a Sunni Muslim, carries his cellphone so his family can find out quickly whether he is safe if a deadly bomb attack hits. Shukria Mahmud, another Sunni, rarely ventures from
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Three families are starting an effort to raise $30 million for troops and veterans through a new organization called Veteran Support Fund. It will be a portal for distributing money to five groups already working to help America's
By PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - If you have military-age children who have not served in this decade's wars, then you owe a debt - meaning money - to those who did. That's the premise of a new fundraising effort by three wealthy American families who
By ASHLEY HOPKINSONAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Unemployed veterans may be heading back to school in mass under a federal program to get out-of-work veterans trained and back in the job market.
Officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs say there