By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday extended authorization for the NATO-led force in Afghanistan for a year and welcomed the agreement to gradually transfer full responsibility for security in the country to the Afghan government by the
SEATTLE (AP) - A leukemia patient making what she calls an "end-of-life" trip to Hawaii says she was embarrassed by security agents at Sea-Tac Airport who refused her request for a private pat-down when they made her lift her shirt and pull back bandages.
Michelle Dunay also say an agent opened
By The Associated Press
UNEASE: China's biggest technology companies, eager to expand in the U.S., face an America anxious about threats to jobs and national security.
LATEST EVIDENCE: A U.S. report that says telecom equipment makers Huawei Technologies Inc. and ZTE Corp. are potential
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Eager to expand in the United States, China's biggest technology companies face an America anxious about threats to jobs and national security.
The latest blow: A U.S. report that says telecom equipment makers Huawei Technologies Inc. and ZTE
By BRUCE SCHREINERAssociated Press
DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Politicians aren't the only ones looking for a debate-related boost when Joe Biden and Paul Ryan go toe-to-toe in Kentucky.
In one way or another, the whole town of Danville is hoping to benefit from the vice presidential debate on
By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - Europe made little progress Tuesday in its efforts to secure the region's stricken financial system and ensure that failing banks never risk an entire country's economy again when finance ministers from the 27-country
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney solely blamed President Barack Obama on Monday for potential defense cuts that Republicans in Congress worked out with the White House and Democrats and left the misimpression that Obama has ignored free trade
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - Josh Mandel, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, declines to take a stand on the 2009 bailout of the auto industry and reserves judgment on vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's plans for Medicare.
"I have not come out in
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The killings of more than 130 U.S. and allied forces by Afghan troops or those dressed like them is not deterring NATO countries from the war in Afghanistan, two senior U.S. defense officials said Tuesday.
As NATO defense ministers gather this
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and E. EDUARDO CASTILLOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The death of the founder and leader of Mexico's brutal Zetas cartel in a firefight with marines outside a baseball game near the Texas border was perhaps the biggest coup of President Felipe Calderon's war