By CHARLES BABINGTON and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - In a presidential race seemingly frozen in place for months, the advantage has shifted toward President Barack Obama after a series of miscues by Mitt Romney, punctuated by the Republican challenger's comments
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
The stakes now are similar to what caused the U.S. to invade almost 11 years ago: the threat of more al-Qaida attacks.
President Barack Obama says U.S.
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - A shootout along the Israel-Egypt border on Friday, in which three Islamic militants and an Israeli soldier were killed, highlighted the growing threat posed by al-Qaida-inspired groups that have taken hold in the vast desert of the Sinai
By BEN FELLER and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Images of angry mobs in Arab cities burning American flags and attacking U.S. diplomatic posts suggest the Muslim world is no less enraged at the United States than when President George W. Bush had to duck shoes hurled at him in
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) - The 33,000 additional U.S. troops that President Barack Obama ordered to Afghanistan to tamp down the Taliban attacks nearly two years ago have now left the country, but a new wave of deadly insider attacks and a reassessment of how
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 21-year-old man whose alleged Internet rant about killing children alarmed law enforcement authorities, leading them to knock down his door and arrest him, is being described by his own attorney as "just a dumb kid."
Authorities said they considered several factors in the case
By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's deputy prime minister warned Friday that the greatest threat to the U.S. economy are the "cranks and crazies" in the Republican Party, a rare foray into American domestic politics that was blasted by the opposition.
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (AP) - Founded 35 years ago, Oracle Corp. remains one of the world's most successful software makers. But it is facing a new challenge as many of its corporate and government customers embrace "cloud computing" - the concept of storing software applications in remote data
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The terminal at the Greater Baton Rouge Metro Airport has reopened about three hours after authorities evacuated it because of a bomb threat.
Airport spokesman Jim Caldwell says the terminal reopened at about 7:20 p.m. Thursday. At about 4:30 p.m., someone called authorities
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) - A malfunctioning pump at the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in U.S. history has triggered an automatic shutdown.
Thursday's shutdown at Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island was the second in as many months. Government regulators and plant officials say it