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 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 MEHMET GUZEL and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Turkey and Syria fired artillery and mortars across their volatile border for a fifth consecutive day on Sunday, in one of the most serious and prolonged flare-ups of violence along the frontier.
The exchange of fire stoked
By DAVID KLEPPERAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Retired social worker Jim Gillis was told his $36,000 Rhode Island state pension would increase by $1,100 next year to keep up with inflation. But lawmakers suspended annual increases, leaving Gillis wondering how he'll pay medical
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
By JIM GOMEZAssociated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Sunday that his government has reached a preliminary peace agreement with the nation's largest Muslim rebel group in a major breakthrough toward ending a decades-long insurgency in the
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) - The continued exchange of artillery fire between Syria and Turkey raises additional concerns that the conflict may escalate and spread to neighboring countries, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Saturday.
Panetta said the U.S. is
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - In a bid to ease international concerns over its nuclear program, Iran has converted more than a third of Tehran's most highly enriched uranium into a powder for a medical research reactor that is difficult to reprocess for weapons
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
Abortion and birth control are divisive issues in politics, and they've flared up at times in this campaign despite the candidates' reluctance to dwell