By MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda fired mortars and machine guns Monday on the outskirts of the provincial capital of Goma, threatening to capture one of the largest cities in eastern Congo in a development that
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The way the FBI responded to Jill Kelley's complaint about receiving harassing emails, which ultimately unraveled or scarred the careers of ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and Marine Gen. John Allen, is the exception, not the rule.
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's entirely possible that lawmakers and the White House will reach a deal that staves off an avalanche of tax increases and deep cuts in government programs before a Jan. 1 deadline. To do so, however, they'll have to resolve deep
By ANNE FLAHERTY and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. lawmakers are calling on Egypt and Turkey to take a central role in helping to end the bloody conflict in the Middle East, with one influential senator going so far as to say that American aid dollars were at risk if Egypt
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - On a history-making trip, President Barack Obama on Monday paid the first visit by an American leader to Myanmar and Cambodia, two Asian countries with troubled histories, one on the mend and the other still a cause of
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Marine Corps is forming the first squadron of pilots to fly the next-generation strike fighter jet, months after lawmakers raised concern that there was a rush to end the testing of the aircraft that has had technical problems.
So far, two
By The Associated Press
"We don't accept Israeli conditions because it is the aggressor. We want a cease-fire along with meeting our demands." - Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in a statement as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers traded fire and tough cease-fire proposals and threatened to
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Loose ends and thorny partisan issues that have long dogged attempts to move forward on education await the next Congress as President Barack Obama's second term begins.
Soaring campaign-year aspirations to close the achievement gap and
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York kept the owner of Hudson River Rafting Co. on its list of 2,500 licensed outdoor guides, despite two charges against him of reckless endangerment and a dozen other tickets citing his guides with unlicensed whitewater trips over
By RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's president accused U.S. forces of capturing and holding Afghans in violation of an agreement to turn over that responsibility to his forces, complicating a new round of security talks between the two countries.