By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is moving toward decisions that would further cut the number of U.S. nuclear weapons, possibly to between 1,000 and 1,100, reflecting new thinking on the role of nuclear weapons in an age of
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A trade group for drone aircraft manufacturers and operators has released the industry's first code of conduct in response to growing privacy concerns.
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems
By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against al-Qaida removed a London-based Saudi dissident from its blacklist Monday.
The committee chairman, Germany's U.N. Ambassador Peter
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Mexico's new president may dissuade some immigrants from returning home, despite promising economic opportunities there and a faltering U.S. job market.
The vast majority of the 40,000 Mexican expatriates who
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - It's a family tradition that spans a decade, as Mitt Romney's clan - all 30 of them - gathers at his New England lakeside compound for a week of home-cooked meals, sporting events and ice cream outings
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The presidential race is entering the sultry summer, a final lull before the sprint to Election Day, with President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney neck and neck and no sign that either can break away
By AYA BATRAWY and BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Syrian opposition groups struggled to form a united leadership Tuesday at a meeting in Cairo that exposed the vast disagreements that have prevented them from effectively leading the uprising against President Bashar
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is planning a trip to Israel this summer, an aide to the likely GOP nominee said Monday.
Details about exactly when and where Romney will visit were not immediately available, and the aide spoke on
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Administrators at a charter school repeatedly failed to take action after a 7-year-old student was bullied and sexually assaulted by an older classmate to the point that he attempted suicide, the boy's mother claims in a
By LINDA STEWART BALLAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - An American anthropology student attacked by chimps he was studying in South Africa knew primate research was not without risks. But after having volunteered at the Jane Goodall Institute Chimpanzee Eden in the past, he was