By MICHELE SALCEDOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John McCain on Sunday characterized the lack of U.S. aid to Syrian rebels as "shameful" and said helping their cause would deal "the greatest blow to Iran in the Middle East in 25 years."
By ANNE GEARANAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin will use their meeting Monday, the first since Putin returned to Russia's top job, to claim leverage in a mutually dependent but volatile relationship
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Islamist candidate Mohammed Morsi declared victory Monday in Egypt's first free presidential election since Hosni Mubarak's ouster 16 months ago. But just as polls were closing, the ruling military council issued
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
CHICAGO (AP) - With global anxiety rising, President Barack Obama is searching for bolder, swifter signals from Europe that it will contain its financial mess and keep it from torpedoing the U.S. economy and his re-election chances along
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early Saturday at a California military base, capping a 15-month clandestine mission.
The spacecraft, which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a decade of costly conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American way of war is evolving toward less brawn, more guile.
Drone aircraft spy on and attack terrorists
By DIAA HADID and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - U.N. observers suspended their patrols in Syria on Saturday due to a recent spike in violence, the strongest sign yet that an international peace plan was unraveling despite months of diplomatic efforts to prevent the
By MARK S. SMITHAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Watergate's "what ifs" are still tantalizing.
What if a security guard hadn't noticed tape on a door latch outside Democratic headquarters at the Watergate office building not far from the White House
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a lawsuit by an American civilian translator who says he was thrown in prison in Iraq for nine months without explanation by U.S. officials.
The translator, whose real