By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An independent panel charged with investigating the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has concluded that systematic management and leadership failures at the State Department led to "grossly"
By BECKY BOHRERAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - The death of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii leaves open a seat in the Senate to be filled by a Democrat, with U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa the immediate front-runner thanks to Inouye's wishes.
It also leaves a huge hole in terms of Hawaii's
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Pakistani-born man wanted to avenge the deaths of U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan by blowing up a New York City landmark but lacked the money and materials to carry out the plan, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday.
By THOMAS BEAUMONT and SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Blindsided by a new law weakening union rights in Michigan, organized labor is preparing to target Republican governors in politically important states up for re-election in 2014 - part of a renewed offensive against perceived
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Department store chain Dillard's Inc. is paying $2 million to settle charges that it illegally required workers who took sick leave to reveal confidential medical information.
The settlement, announced Tuesday by the Equal Employment Opportunity
By NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Standard & Poor's ratings agency on Tuesday upgraded Greece's credit grade by 6 notches, yanking the debt-heavy country out of default but still keeping its devalued bonds in junk status.
The agency said the upgrade to B- - the
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has decided not to charge David Petraeus' mistress, Paula Broadwell, with cyberstalking as part of its investigation into an email scandal that led to the resignation of the CIA director and storied general.
NEW YORK (AP) - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service that Facebook bought this year, is the target of a storm of outrage on Twitter and other sites after a change in its user agreement hinted that it might use shared photos in ads.
It's not clear that anything substantive has changed in
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Spouses of those serving in the armed forces, military and civilian colleges, gay musicians, service dogs trainers and a drill team from President Barack Obama's hometown are among the diverse groups that were invited Tuesday to participate in
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A cellphone game for kids about U.S. geography, "Stack the States," gets rave reviews from parents. Its creator, Dan Russell-Pinson, considered making the 99-cent app better by adding a feature to allow children to play online against one another