By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Inviting in the opposition, Vice President Joe Biden will meet Thursday with the National Rifle Association, the powerful pro-gun organization that could obstruct White House efforts to pass stricter arms legislation.
Biden, who is leading an
By MATTHEW DALY and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pledging swift action to curb gun violence, Vice President Joe Biden said he would deliver new policy proposals to President Barack Obama by Tuesday.
Biden said that while he had not finalized his recommendations, a consensus was
By MUNEEZA NAQVIAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - Police badly beat the five suspects arrested in the brutal gang rape and killing of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, the lawyer for one of the men said Thursday, accusing authorities of tampering with evidence in the case that has transfixed India
By DAVID GERMAINAP Movie Writer
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Steven Spielberg has matched his personal best at the Academy Awards: 12 nominations for his Civil War saga "Lincoln," including best picture, director and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
That ties the
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "The Hunger Games" devoured the competition at the People's Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies.
Katy Perry won three awards at the Wednesday night ceremony in Los Angeles, at which fans selected the winners in categories spanning music, movies and
By The Associated Press
"Gangster Squad" - This pulpy, violent tale of cops and mobsters in 1949 Los Angeles rides an uncomfortable line between outlandishness and outright parody, and it's difficult to tell which is director Ruben Fleischer's intention. Which is a problem. While
By SANDY COHENAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are ready to crack each other up at the Golden Globe Awards.
The two multi-hyphenate talents offered a taste of their quick-witted banter on a conference call with reporters Wednesday, during which Fey promised, "We
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the same debate, the same numbers and practically the same plan, but the White House is working harder to keep troops in Afghanistan than it did in similar but failed discussions in Iraq in 2011.
Security remains shaky in both war
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - Neighbors of a Missouri man accused of killing a man, dismembering the body and tossing the victim's arms at bystanders, said the scene left them with nightmares and was "like something out of a horror movie."
Paul R. Potter, 49, of Kirksville, is also accused of setting
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - As officials this week laid out the most detailed portrait yet of last year's Aurora movie theater massacre, they also mapped sometimes paradoxical behavior by the man accused of the rampage, James Holmes.
At a hearing to determine