By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Sgt. 1st Class Greg Robinson has become the first amputee to complete Army air assault school, a course so grueling his prosthetic leg broke twice over the 10 days spent rappelling down ropes, navigating obstacle courses and completing
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said Saturday, days after the U.S. government finally received
By BEN FOXAssociated Press
ABOARD THE HIGH SPEED VESSEL SWIFT (AP) - Drug smugglers who race across the Caribbean in speedboats will typically jettison their cargo when spotted by surveillance aircraft, hoping any chance of prosecuting them will vanish with the drugs sinking to the bottom of the
By ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian opposition groups called Friday for international action after the Obama administration said U.S. intelligence indicates President Bashar Assad's regime has used chemical weapons. The government likened the accusation to false
By JULIE PACE and DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Proceeding cautiously, President Barack Obama insisted on Friday that any use of chemical weapons by Syria would change his "calculus" about U.S. military involvement in the 2-year-old civil war - but said too little was known about
By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Armed with a pressure-cooker explosive and five pipe bombs, the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing made a spur-of-the-moment decision last week to give the Big Apple a taste of their mayhem, New York officials say.
By AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - During a meeting in a Black Sea resort city, Egypt's president and members of his government turned to Russian President Vladimir Putin and asked for a sizable loan, according to a Putin aide.
Egypt's Mohammed Morsi appealed to Moscow and Cairo
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The hospital-room questioning of the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is generating concern about whether he should have been interrogated without first being told of his constitutional rights to silence and a lawyer - and,
By ROBERT BURNS and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence has concluded with "varying degrees of confidence," that the Syrian government has twice used chemical weapons in its fierce civil war, the White House and other top administration officials said Thursday.
By PETE YOST, LARA JAKES and RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Sixteen hours after investigators began interrogating him, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings went silent: he'd just been read his constitutional rights.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev immediately stopped talking