By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The end game in Afghanistan is off to a shaky start.
Just as the last U.S. "surge" troops leave the country, trouble is breaking out in ways that go to the core of the strategy for winding down the U.S. and allied combat role and
NEW YORK (AP) - In a Sept. 17 AdWatch on a Mitt Romney campaign commercial, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the presidential hopeful had first announced a plan to create 12 million new jobs at the Republican National Convention. Romney had announced the plan earlier, at a campaign
By MITCH WEISSAssociated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Joseph Green Brown refused to run from his troubled past. He'd tell audiences he was only hours from being executed on Florida's death row. He'd talk about how an appeals court overturned his rape and murder convictions in 1986
By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) - After buying it at auction for nearly $10 million, George Washington's Mount Vernon estate is displaying the Founding Father's annotated copy of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.
The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association paid
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A Canadian woman found on the verge of starvation after seven weeks in a Nevada wilderness area told an Idaho church congregation that she had been prepared to die the same day hunters came across her stranded van.
Rita Chretien, who lives in Penticton, British Columbia,
By The Associated Press
MORE COMPLAINTS: Complaints to the government are up sharply about unwanted phone solicitations. The biggest category of complaint: those annoying prerecorded pitches called robocalls that hawk everything from lower credit card interest rates to new windows for your home
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California Coptic Christian and Muslim leaders on Monday denounced an anti-Islamic movie that has sparked violence in the Middle East, as the filmmaker and his family left their suburban home and went into hiding.
The Southern California
By The Associated Press
Here's a look at protests and reaction across the Middle East and elsewhere Monday over an anti-Islam film produced in the U.S. ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad.
Hundreds of protesters demonstrating against the film torched a press club and a government
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's monthly jobs report has become Washington's most anticipated and studied economic indicator, pounced upon by politicians, economists and journalists for snap judgments as the presidential election nears. But in the real
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Orders for the iPhone 5 topped 2 million in their first 24 hours, more than double the amount of its predecessor over the same period.
Since Apple started taking iPhone 5 orders on its website at 3 a.m. EDT on Friday, buyers who have a two-year service agreement with AT