By MAAMOUN YOUSSEFAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's interior minister said Saturday that security authorities have arrested three suspected al-Qaida-linked militants who were planning to carry out suicide attacks on vital installations and an unspecified foreign embassy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he will nominate former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker to the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
The independent agency oversees U.S.-supported, civilian international broadcasts such as the Voice of America.
Crocker cited health issues when he retired last
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
Historians and doctors have debated for decades what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, felled by friendly fire from his troops during the Civil War.
Shot three times while returning from scouting
By MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - More than 20 months after the bodies of a retired Irish police officer and his girlfriend were found in a Philippines bedroom littered with bullet casings, authorities seeking the extradition of a former U.S. Marine say they have linked him to
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to Libya said Tuesday that she will work to ensure sufficient security at U.S. facilities nearly eight months after poor protection in Benghazi was blamed for the deaths of Ambassador Chris
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Shortly before beginning a shooting rampage through a mental health clinic in Iraq, an Army sergeant sat in a vehicle outside the building and smoked a cigarette, prosecutors said.
The government on Monday began laying out its
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Prosecutors are preparing to argue that an Army sergeant committed premeditated murder when he shot five fellow servicemen in Iraq. The court-martial for Sgt. John Russell will begin Monday morning at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Russell has
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is trying to leverage new evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons, and make a fresh diplomatic and possible military push with allies to end the country's civil war.
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - President Barack Obama said Friday he doesn't foresee any circumstance requiring the U.S. to send ground troops into Syria, even as Washington pursues more evidence about the regime's purported use of chemical weapons.
"I do not
By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Double-amputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to visit a clinician when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands.
Now, he's got an app.
Koger came to Philadelphia this week to demonstrate the i-limb ultra revolution, a