By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) - Hawaii is a paradise for most visitors. But it was Wade Hicks Jr.'s prison for five days.
The 34-year-old from Gulfport, Miss., was stranded in the islands this week after being told he was on the FBI's no-
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two U.S. sailors are expected to receive administrative punishments, but not be criminally charged, in connection with the prostitution scandal that engulfed U.S. Secret Service and military members preparing for a presidential visit to
By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council announced Friday that it intends to impose sanctions on the leaders of the M23 rebel movement in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where violence has flared again.
Guatemala U.N. Ambassador Gert Rosenthal, the
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has become a major issue in the presidential campaign, focused on the evolving Obama administration explanations.
Prior to the Sept. 11 assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is condemning "in the strongest terms" what it calls a terrorist attack in Beirut that killed a top security official and seven others.
National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor says in a statement that there is "no justification for using assassination as a
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new White House executive order would direct U.S. spy agencies to share the latest intelligence about cyberthreats with companies operating electric grids, water plants, railroads and other vital industries to help protect them from
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
By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain is considering a ban on photographing, filming or reproducing images of police and state security forces who are on duty, officials said Friday.
Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said the government is considering prohibiting the capture
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Arrestees who say they were denied bail because immigration agents wanted them held sued the Los Angeles County sheriff Friday claiming they were illegally detained for weeks or months.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California filed the lawsuit in federal court
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University's campus was shut down for about five hours Friday after an emailed bomb threat prompted an evacuation of more than 50,000 people and a building-by-building search.
A&M Police Lt. Allan Baron said officials were still searching some