ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Officials have failed to make progress in talks that would see South Sudan resume its oil exports through Sudan.
The presidents of the two African nations sealed deals in September for a demilitarized zone between their borders and other security agreements that would
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A man charged with threatening a massacre at a school in northwest Indiana also told his wife he would stab her with a screwdriver and kill her children and grandchildren, according to court documents.
A Lake County judge set bond at $100,000
By The Associated Press
An update on the latest offers on the table in negotiations to avert a year-end avalanche of federal tax increases and spending cuts known as the "fiscal cliff":
House Speaker John Boehner would allow income tax rates to rise for people making more than $1
By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah sixth-grader caught with a gun at school told administrators he brought the weapon to defend himself in case of an attack similar to last week's mass shooting at a Connecticut school, officials said Tuesday.
The 11-year-old was
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Congress Tuesday that the budget stalemate and lawmakers' spending choices are among the greatest threats to the U.S. military today, increasing the stress on the force and making it
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has decided to reimburse Pakistan $688 million for the cost of providing support for some 140,000 troops on the border with Afghanistan.
Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter notified Congress that the U.S. would make the payment
TRIBLIVE.COM - At least two Pittsburgh area school districts got special permission on Sunday to arm their security officers.
"We want to have at least one armed officer at each of our schools, starting tomorrow and every day thereafter," said Butler Area School District Superintendant
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Two bank robbers pulled off a daring escape from downtown Chicago's high-rise jail Tuesday by apparently scaling down about 20 stories using a makeshift rope tied to the bars in a cell window.
Police helicopters and canine units
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has decided not to charge David Petraeus' mistress, Paula Broadwell, with cyberstalking as part of its investigation into an email scandal that led to the resignation of the CIA director and storied general.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is defending President Barack Obama's proposal to set a higher threshold for tax increases than what he vowed to do during his presidential campaign. The White House says Obama has moved halfway to meet House Speaker John Boehner on a "fiscal cliff" deal that