By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - After years of following the paper trail of $51 billion in U.S. taxpayer dollars provided to rebuild a broken Iraq, the U.S. government can say with certainty that too much was wasted. But it can't say how much.
In what it called
By BRIAN WITTEAssociated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - A doctor who ran against Mitt Romney for Massachusetts governor a decade ago won the chance to challenge him again on Saturday, this time as the Green Party's presidential nominee.
Jill Stein, an internist from Lexington, Mass., blasted both
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
CLIFTON, Va. (AP) - An unrelenting President Barack Obama jabbed at Mitt Romney's record with a private equity firm in an ad Saturday that aimed to keep his rival on the defensive just as the Republican challenger's campaign hoped to take advantage of poor
By MARK SCOLFORO and MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Legal experts say emails and other evidence from the Penn State sex abuse case suggest that Joe Paterno and other university officials put boys in danger with their failure to report sexual abuse
By DEB RIECHMANN and RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up among guests at a wedding hall Saturday in northern Afghanistan, killing 23 people including a prominent ex-Uzbek warlord turned lawmaker who was the father of the bride.
The attack was the
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say 18 Florida schoolchildren were sent to the hospital after a church bus crashed northwest of Atlanta.
WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/Ol1FGV ) reports that the children were taken to Gwinnett Medical Center after the Friday crash. Police say the injuries appear to be minor.
ATLANTA (AP) - Three young men have been sentenced to five years in prison for the videotaped beating of a gay man on an Atlanta street corner that was captured in a widely viewed video.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/NmT0I5 ) reports that Dorian Moragne, Dareal Demare Williams and
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The company behind plans to build a scientific ghost town says it is pulling out of a deal to develop the make-believe city near Hobbs.
Pegasus Global Holdings in May announced with much fanfare its selection of a 15-square mile site in
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency won't adopt a proposed rule that would have required large livestock farms to report information about their operations.
The EPA announced late Friday that it instead would collect information on concentrated animal feeding operations,
By ANTHONY McCARTNEYAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The 36-year-old son of Sylvester Stallone was found dead in his Los Angeles home Friday, leaving the actor grief-stricken as authorities investigated the cause, a publicist and authorities said.
Sage Stallone was found unresponsive by