By JESSICA GRESKO and KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
Saturday marked the first of what will be three days of Veterans Day commemorations across the United States.
The holiday falls on a Sunday, and the federal observance is on Monday. It's the first such day honoring the men and women who
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Now that his re-election is secured, President Barack Obama has a freer hand to deal with a world of familiar problems in fresh ways, from toughening America's approach to Iran and Syria while potentially engaging other
By ADIL JAWADAssociated Press
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a truck packed with explosives into a compound housing a paramilitary force in Pakistan's largest city on Thursday, killing three officers and wounding 20.
The attack underlined the deteriorating security
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - He won, and the word "phew" trended worldwide on Twitter. Despite a hard-fought campaign in the United States, there was never any contest overseas.
Gone are the days when President Barack Obama was seen as a youthful, messianic figure capable of
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. committee that oversees sanctions against the Taliban imposed global sanctions Monday on the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, a fierce militant group considered a major threat to U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan, and its "
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Thursday:
1. NYC'S SUBWAYS GET BACK ON TRACK
Limited subway service will resume Thursday morning, but not in lower Manhattan where the power remains out, officials say.
By HEIDI VOGT and SEBASTIAN ABBOTAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan has increased efforts to reach out to some of its biggest enemies in Afghanistan, a significant policy shift that could prove crucial to U.S.-backed efforts to strike a peace deal in the neighboring country.
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A new chapter of the Afghanistan war is opening with a slimmed-down Western force doing more advising than fighting, a resilient Taliban showing little interest in peace talks, and Americans tempted to pull the plug on a
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a mosque packed with senior regional officials in northern Afghanistan on a major Muslim holiday Friday, killing 41 people. The officials escaped unhurt, and many of the dead were soldiers and
By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - British soldiers and military dogs gathered at a London army barracks Thursday to honor a fallen hero with selfless courage, nerves of steel - and four legs.
Theo, a bomb-sniffing springer spaniel who died in Afghanistan on the day his soldier