By PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is sending an aircraft carrier to the Middle East several months early to make sure at least two carriers will constantly be present in the troubled region.
There are two carriers in the area now, but one was scheduled to leave
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Mideast peace, America's defining issue for decades of dealings with Israel and its Arab neighbors, was just a postscript Monday as Hillary Rodham Clinton made perhaps her final visit to the region as secretary of state.
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
For more than two decades, colleges and universities have been required to publicly share details of campus crimes and report murders, rapes, robberies, arson and other serious offenses to the federal government.
That requirement was apparently unheeded by
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four months from Election Day, President Barack Obama has an edge in support among women, African-Americans, Hispanics and young people, groups that could swing the race in November.
He retains the power of incumbency and people generally like him.
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Hurricane Fabio will likely strengthen before weakening as it moves through the Pacific but that it won't threaten land.
The National Weather Service in Miami says Fabio has maximum sustained winds of 90 mph (145 kph) and is about 530 miles (853 kilometers)
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By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Uzbek man who came to America pursuing an Ivy League medical degree but wound up working seven days a week at a mall kiosk in Alabama was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Friday for plotting to kill President Barack Obama.
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two men have been charged with trying to illegally export nuclear-related material to Iran that could be used in gas centrifuges to enrich uranium, the Justice Department announced Friday.
A grand jury indictment in the case also charged one of the
By JOHN MILBURNAssociated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A government-backed committee of the National Research Council issued a report Friday saying the United States would have adequate biosecurity protections even if plans for a proposed $1.14 billion lab in Kansas are scaled back.
The study was
DETROIT (AP) - Authorities investigating a false bomb threat at a tunnel connecting Detroit and Canada said Friday that a surveillance video from a coffee shop near the phone booth where the call was made might offer clues about the caller.
The tunnel across the Detroit River was shut down for