By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
Staring out the window of his pickup, slowly trailing the hearse bearing his brother's body, Will Copes' eyes blurred with tears. In a few minutes he and his brother would be home, back to a town preoccupied with the first week of school and plans for
CAIRO (AP) - The snark is flying between the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and the Muslim Brotherhood in a Twitter spat that erupted in the wake of an assault on the mission by protesters in the Egyptian capital.
The sarcastic exchange Thursday gave a "frenemies" tone to relations that have been strained
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is expected to begin receiving regular intelligence briefings from the Obama administration in the coming days.
Senior aides report that the Romney campaign is nearing the conclusion of a required
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts woman says her brother was among the Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya.
Kate Quigley said in a statement Thursday that Glen Doherty "lived his life to the fullest." Quigley spoke outside her mother's home in Woburn, north of Boston
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - In a story Sept. 13 about the space shuttle Endeavour's trip to California, The Associated Press reported erroneously the type of shuttle equipment made at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. It made external fuel tanks, not booster rockets.
BEIJING (AP) -- A platform elevator at a construction site in southern China has dropped 30 floors in a free fall, killing 19 workers.
The official Xinhua News Agency says the accident happened Thursday in Wuhan city in Hubei province.
A government notice posted by local Wuhan
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A mother serving life in prison for murder must be allowed to see her children, who were in the rural Iowa home during the execution-style killing of their neighbor, a judge decided in a ruling that outraged the prosecutor in the case.
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
This year, the "October Surprise" that sometimes erupts late in presidential cycles came a month early.
Attacks on American diplomatic outposts in countries swept up in the Arab Spring are changing the dynamics of the contest between President Barack Obama and
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
VIENNA (AP) - The 35-nation board of the U.N. nuclear agency overwhelmingly rebuked Iran on Thursday for refusing to heed demands that it take actions to diminish fears that it might be seeking atomic arms, a move hailed by the United States as demonstrating
By OSAMA ALFITORYAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - The attack that killed four Americans in Libya, including the U.S. ambassador, was an organized two-part operation by heavily armed militants that included a precisely timed raid on a supposedly secret safe house just as Libyan and U.S.