By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) - Nearly two years after President Barack Obama ordered 33,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan to tamp down the escalating Taliban violence, the last of those surge troops have left the country, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
CHICAGO (AP) - A young man accused of trying to ignite what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday and ordered held in jail without bond.
Adel Daoud was arrested last week after authorities said he tried to trigger a fake mechanism set up by
By KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A provocative ad that equates Muslim radicals with savages is set to go up in the city's subway system as violent protests over an anti-Islamic film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad sweep over much of the Muslim world.
A conservative blogger
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pakistan's foreign minister revealed Thursday that her country would soon hold confidential talks with the United States and Afghanistan to improve a three-way counterterrorism relationship beset by misunderstandings,
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 MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The American embassy in Islamabad, in a bid to tamp down public rage over the anti-Islam film produced in the U.S., is spending $70,000 to air an ad on Pakistani television that features President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An actress who appeared in an anti-Muslim film trailer that sparked violence in the Middle East lost her legal challenge on Thursday to have the 14-minute trailer taken down from YouTube.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis Lavin
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
For months, all the major polls have identified the economy as the No. 1 presidential election issue. But it drifts in and out of focus on the campaign trail as first one side and then the other becomes occupied with something else.
Republican challenger Mitt Romney
By The Associated Press
A look at Friday's protests and events connected to the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims," produced in the United States, and vulgar caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad published in a French satirical weekly. At least 49 people, including the U.S. ambassador to
By MUNIR AHMED and REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - U.S. Embassy advertisements condemning an anti-Islam video appeared on Pakistani television on Thursday in an attempt to undercut anger against the United States, where the film was produced. Hundreds of youths, however,