WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John McCain is accusing President Barack Obama of pursuing "a feckless foreign policy" that has compromised American influence around the world.
The Arizona Republican, who lost to Obama in the 2008 presidential election, tells NBC's "Today" show that "I'd like to see
By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) - The Civil War Battle of Antietam was so big, they're re-enacting it twice. And nearly 8,000 re-enactors had to make a choice: strictly regimented realism or bombastic spectacle?
The two privately financed events, both open to the
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal authorities have identified a Coptic Christian in southern California who is on probation after his conviction for financial crimes as the key figure behind the anti-Muslim film that ignited mob violence against U.S
By MIKE CORDER and RAF CASERTAssociated Press
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Work to build a new ruling Dutch coalition started Thursday, after conservative leader Mark Rutte bucked a European trend by winning an election despite pushing through tough austerity measures to counter the continent
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is a Republican standard-bearer largely standing alone in his rush to criticize President Barack Obama after violent attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya.
Romney's quick swing at Obama - as the crisis was
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
One of the Republican appointees to the Electoral College abruptly resigned from her post Thursday after publicly questioning whether she would support the party's presidential ticket when casting official votes after the November election.
Melinda Wadsley of
By COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A heavily tattooed homeless man with a history of violence was arrested Thursday on charges he retaliated against a 73-year-old birdwatcher who took a compromising photo of him by brutally raping her in broad daylight in a normally
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two major Chinese technology companies on Thursday denied allegations that some of their equipment is designed to facilitate spying, but struggled to convince U.S. lawmakers that they are independent from the dictates of Beijing's
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Board of Regents asked lawmakers Wednesday to create a $40 million program to provide financial aid to low-income students as part of a plan to phase out the tuition dollars used for that purpose.
The regents met in Ames to
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The gunfire at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, had barely ceased when Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney seriously mischaracterized what had happened in a statement accusing President Barack Obama of "disgraceful" handling of