By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is proposing the U.S. take a more assertive role in Syria, put conditions on aid to Egypt and tighten sanctions on Iran as he looks to use a planned foreign policy address to paint President Barack Obama
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday (times in EDT):
1. ONE BIG FEAR WHEN NATO LEAVES AFGHANISTAN
The battle-scarred country could again fracture along ethnic lines and even erupt into civil war after
By AMIR SHAH and DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Nobody wants a repeat of the bloody ethnic fighting that followed the Soviet exit from Afghanistan in the 1990s - least of all 32-year-old Wahidullah who was crippled by a bullet that pierced his spine during the civil war
By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Jerry Sandusky will walk into state prison with little more than a watch and wedding band. He'll be able to work a 30-hour week to make a few dollars. He'll be able to watch Penn State football but not violent movies.
If the former
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Say it's your birthday or you've just had a baby, maybe got engaged or bought your first house. If you're like many Americans, your friends are texting their congratulations, sending you an e-card or clicking "Like" on
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - If Mitt Romney becomes president, he might need a crash course in Diplomacy 101.
He irritated Britons and Palestinians during a summer tour abroad and has declared Russia to be America's No. 1 geopolitical foe. Just last week, the
By EILEEN NG and JIM GOMEZAssociated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine government and the country's largest Muslim rebel group have reached a preliminary peace deal that is a major breakthrough toward ending a decades-long insurgency that killed tens of thousands and held back
By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Just as Iran's currency was rattling near bottom after a stunning free fall, officials in Tehran opened a trade exhibition that included advanced engineering tools, heavy machinery and robotics. Nearly every Iranian booth
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Graffiti has been among the most powerful art forms and tools of Egypt's revolution and the turbulent months since, but it also has proven to be its most vulnerable and ephemeral.
For nearly two years, the slogans, portraits and artwork that
The Chiefs raced out to a 3-0 lead in the first period and held on late as they doubled up the Lethbridge Hurricanes 4-2 in front of 5,342 fans at the Spokane Arena on Saturday night. Eric Williams turned away 25 shots and Mitch Holmberg chipped in his third goal in two games as Spokane improved to