WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's nominees to serve as ambassadors to Iraq and Pakistan.
By voice vote early Saturday morning, lawmakers backed the selection of Richard Olson to be U.S. envoy in Pakistan. His appointment comes as an already tenuous relationship
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By RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
DIABALY, Mali (AP) - It was dusk when the aging Toyota pickup truck pulled into the first military checkpoint, loaded with at least 17 bearded men fingering prayer beads.
This pinprick of a village in central Mali is not even large enough to appear on most
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A frustrated Congress quit Washington on Saturday with at least one hope - that the stark choice in the election ahead will give lawmakers clarity about what Americans want from their government.
They desperately need some direction.
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 BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - The world's leaders are gathering in New York, but President Barack Obama has no plans to meet privately with any of them.
He will make time for "The View," a freewheeling TV talk show more likely to reach voters than Obama would
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
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Thousands of revelers descended on a small Dutch town sparking a riot after a party invitation posted on Facebook went viral, authorities said Saturday.
Prosecutor Hessel Schuth said 34 people were arrested were arrested Friday night and in the early hours of Saturday morning and
By JUERGEN BAETZAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - The leaders of France and Germany both stressed Saturday that Europe must further deepen its political and economic integration to ensure peace and continuous prosperity across the continent.
French President Francois Hollande met Chancellor Angela
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is faulting Congress for leaving town with several pieces of unfinished business on its plate, including measures to help veterans, farmers and homeowners.
Obama accuses lawmakers in his weekend radio and Internet address of being "more worried about their