By The Associated Press
IRAQ RISING: Iraq's expanding oil production could complicate OPEC's efforts to influence world prices as the country re-emerges as a major player after 20 years on the sidelines.
NEW BALANCE: Analysts say Iraq's new clout is
By KAY JOHNSONAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's rapidly expanding oil production is likely to complicate OPEC's efforts to influence world prices as the country re-emerges as a major player after 20 years on the sidelines due to sanctions and strife
By CALVIN WOODWARD and TOM RAUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama accused Republicans of paying for wars "on the nation's credit card" even though he has used the same plastic for the same purpose, and for many others. Mitt Romney defied logic and
By BILL KACZORAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - All five airmen aboard an Air Force CV-22 Osprey were hospitalized after the tilt-rotor aircraft with a checkered safety record crashed in the Florida Panhandle, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, their
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Not that they're a step away from the poor house, but some of Mitt Romney's potential vice presidential running mates are grappling with the same financial issues as many other Americans.
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - A soldier was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole for the 2010 slayings of two Army roommates, both shot at a U.S. base camp in Iraq hours after the suspect complained their room was too messy.
A military jury at Fort
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday he has ordered all branches of the military to conduct an extensive review of mental health diagnoses amid criticism of how the services treat the men and women suffering the
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A former police detective who blamed the antidepressant Zoloft for his behavior was found guilty Wednesday of kidnapping and raping a waitress at gunpoint in a brutal attack.
A San Bernardino County jury will now have to determine
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A battle is brewing over President Barack Obama's pick to be the next U.S. ambassador to Iraq, with Senate Republicans calling for the nomination to be withdrawn and the White House and former envoys to Iraq staunchly
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) - Ten passengers filed a lawsuit Wednesday against JetBlue Airways, claiming they feared for their lives when a pilot had to be physically restrained after running through the cabin yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a