By KEN KUSMERAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana woman whose young son was abducted 19 years ago was screaming and "jumping up and down" after learning he was living in Minnesota under a different name, her husband said Thursday shortly after police announced they had found him.
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Inaugural revelers hoping to get close to President Barack Obama at a ball are going to have a lot of competition, with around 40,000 expected to pack the pair of parties.
While Obama has cut the number of inauguration night balls lower than any
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's largest gun-rights lobby says some participants at its White House meeting seemed more interested in demonizing the Second Amendment than keeping students safe.
The National Rifle Association met with Vice President Joe Biden's school safety study group on
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill granting lifetime Secret Service protection to former presidents and their wives.
The measure Obama signed Thursday applies to presidents elected after Jan. 1, 1997, specifically Obama and former President George W. Bush. It
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the "door to the American dream must always remain open" as he announced a broad coalition of business, labor, faith organizations, law enforcement and ethnic groups intent on
By BABA AHMED and KRISTA LARSONAssociated Press
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - France's president vowed Friday to help stop the advance of radical Islamists in Mali, a day after the al-Qaida-linked militants seized a key town not far from a regional hub where the Malian military and international aid
By The Associated Press
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has been in the job since November 2011. Here are some of the key steps the bank has taken to ease Europe's financial crisis and provide a spark to the weak economy since he took office:
By STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Liberal groups have launched twin online petitions aimed at pressuring Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to temporarily name former Congressman Barney Frank to Sen. John Kerry's seat if Kerry is confirmed as secretary of state.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Newtown's schools superintendent is urging an indefinite police presence at the district's schools to allay fears among parents and children about gun violence.
The News Times reports that a continuing police presence is necessary, with Newtown's department
By JASON STRAZIUSOAssociated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - On the eve of an unimaginably long walk - one that starts in Africa, winds through the Middle East, across Asia, hops over to Alaska, goes down the western United States, then Central and South America and ends in Chile - one question nagged