WASHINGTON (AP) - A congressman says David Petraeus is telling lawmakers he believed all along that the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack. The former CIA chief is testifying behind closed-doors before the congressional intelligence committees.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Video released by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shows how flooding from Sandy damaged a key commuter rail line.
The video opens with water rising at the Exchange Place station in Jersey City.
It then shows water over the turnstiles in Hoboken and a torrent
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare premiums are going up $5 a month in 2013, the government said Friday. It's less than expected, but still enough to eat up about one-fourth of a typical retiree's cost-of-living raise next year.
Medicare chief Marilyn
YAHOO.COM - The life of Xitclalli "Chilli" Vasquez, 9, took a tragic turn in the summer of 2011 when a drunk driver's car collided head-on with the car the Fort Worth, Texas, girl was riding in, leaving her paralyzed from the chest down.
Last week, on the day of convicted drunk driver
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Testifying out of sight, ex-CIA Director David Petraeus told Congress Friday that classified intelligence showed the deadly raid on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack but the administration withheld the
VENICE, La. (AP) - An oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana sent four people to hospital Friday and two others were believed to be missing, Coast Guard officials said.
Coast Guard spokesman Drake Foret said the fire was out in the meantime. Four people were taken to West Jefferson Medical
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday denied requests from several governors to waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol.
A renewable fuels law requires that 13.2 billion gallons of ethanol be produced by this year and
UPDATE: The Coast Guard says no oil is leaking from a Gulf of Mexico oil platform damaged by an explosion and fire today. The blast took place as workers used a cutting torch. Four people were sent to a hospital with burns, and two others are missing in waters of Louisiana.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Egypt's prime minister says the Israeli air attacks on targets in Gaza must end. The Egyptian official today visited Gaza, even as Palestinian rocket squads took aim at Tel Aviv for a second straight day. Sirens wailed across the city this
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican senators' angry criticism of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice over her initial account of the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya smacks of sexism and racism, a dozen female members of the House said Friday.
In unusually personal terms,