By PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - As Jim Calhoun stood in his office at Gampel Pavilion, waiting for his final news conference as Connecticut's basketball coach, Pat Calhoun turned to her husband and gave him one final piece of advice.
"Don't change your mind," she
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns.
He is facing a determined effort from immigration rights activists to push him out. A ruling may come any day in a lawsuit that
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House voted Thursday to put the government on autopilot for six months, precluding a shutdown through the election and postponing a potential showdown on GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's agency budget cuts until next spring
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. military strikes on Iran would shake the regime's political control and damage its ability to launch counterstrikes, but the Iranians probably would manage to retaliate, directly and through surrogates, in ways that risked
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT ATTACK IN LIBYA
U.S. officials investigating whether it may have been a terrorist assault planned to coincide with the 9/11 anniversary.
By JIM O'CONNELLAP College Basketball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Jim Calhoun has spent more than half his life as a head basketball coach, never venturing far from the New England area where he was born.
Between coaching stints at Northeastern and Connecticut, he racked up 873 wins - 625 of
By The Associated Press
INFLUENCE: A study finds that Facebook friends played a big role in getting hundreds of thousands of people to vote in 2010.
HOW IT WAS DONE: Facebook researchers and scientists at the University of California, San Diego conducted a massive online experiment in the mid-
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An anti-terrorism law was struck down Wednesday by a federal judge who said she saw legitimate fears in claims by journalists, scholars and political activists that they could face indefinite detention for exercising First Amendment rights.
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's prime minister hinted Wednesday that the government will announce a gradual abandonment of nuclear power when it issues a new energy policy this week. News reports said the Cabinet has already agreed to the new policy.
By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
NORTH HUDSON, Wis. (AP) - Out of necessity and emboldened by recent GOP strides in Wisconsin, Republican challenger Mitt Romney has drawn President Barack Obama into a fight for a state the incumbent Democrat won handily four years ago and his party hasn't