By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the strongest defense hawks in Congress says the United States should withdraw its forces from Afghanistan amid increasing signs that even Republican proponents of the war believe it's no longer worth the cost.
Rep. C.W. Bill Young,
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says it was a "terrorist attack" that killed the American ambassador to Libya and three others, and she says the U.S. will not rest until those responsible are brought to justice.
Clinton told reporters Friday
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
When you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney in November, you'll be voting for more than a president. You'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in.
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - At bustling intersections where fast-walking, rapid-texting New Yorkers come together with cars, cabs, carriage horses and daredevil bicycle messengers, the city is trying to slip in an emphatic message: LOOK!
That word is being stenciled onto
By JOANN LOVIGLIOAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - There's a lot of trouble brewing next to a coffee house in a fast-developing neighborhood.
Ori Feibush, a real estate developer, has turned a trash-strewn city-owned lot - vacant for roughly 30 years - into a welcoming spot for customers
By BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A fight among about 200 black and Hispanic inmates at an Arizona prison complex left two or three corrections officers and 11 inmates injured, officials said Friday.
The brawl broke out at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday in a recreation yard at the Tucson
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - A dramatic rock formation in southwestern Colorado that was home to ancestors of the Pueblo Indians 1,000 years ago now has protection as a national monument - a potential boost for tourism in a state key to the presidential election.
President Barack Obama signed a
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A French-owned telecommunications company has agreed to pay $4.2 million to settle a whistleblower's lawsuit over the testing of a 911-style emergency response system in Iraq, the Justice Department said Friday.
Lucent Technologies World
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - The Mission Ridge Ski Resort near Wenatchee is using its snow-making equipment to spray water on buildings and grounds as a wildfire burns just a half-mile away.
The canons that make snow in the winter were used Thursday to wet down areas that could be ignited by embers from
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tough new teacher evaluations led to a strike this month in Chicago, but in the District of Columbia, such evaluations are "business as usual."
Comprehensive teacher evaluations that take into account student performance are a central part of