By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of drones patrolling U.S. skies?
Predictions that multitudes of unmanned aircraft could be flying here within a decade are raising the specter of a "surveillance society" in which no home or backyard
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The head of the now suspended U.N. observer mission in Syria is traveling to New York to brief the U.N. Security Council in person on Tuesday afternoon amid growing concern that the escalating violence may spell the end
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The leader of an Alaska militia who gave speeches claiming Fairbanks was on the verge of having blood in its streets was convicted Monday of nine federal charges, including conspiracy to kill federal law enforcement officers
By The Associated Press
Key events involving Yahoo Inc. and its performance:
Nov. 17, 2008: Yahoo Inc. says co-founder Jerry Yang will step down as CEO as soon as a replacement is found. It ends a rocky reign marked by Yang's refusal to sell the Internet
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the latest likely case of an insider attack, an American service member was killed and several others injured Monday when individuals dressed in Afghan police uniforms turned their guns on them in southern Afghanistan, U.S
By JIM VERTUNOAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas A&M University System will be the home of one of three national biodefense centers to help the country quickly develop vaccines in the event of a pandemic and strategies for responding to bioterrorism
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A convicted murderer said in a letter written from death row that the South Dakota Supreme Court owes it not only to him but to the family of the prison guard he killed to allow his execution to take place in a timely
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's pick to be the next ambassador to Iraq withdrew from consideration Monday as Senate Republicans suggested his confirmation was endangered because of his behavior and judgment while working at the U.S
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration warned Egypt's military leaders on Monday to speedily hand over power or risk losing billions of dollars in U.S. military and economic aid to the country.
By The Associated Press
SAFER SITE: Federal prosecutors say Alpha Natural Resources has cut its accident rate in the six months since a landmark $210 million settlement that spared the company criminal charges over a mine explosion that killed 29 workers.