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 MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A street preacher is challenging an ordinance in New Orleans that restricts religious or political speech on Bourbon Street after dark.
The federal lawsuit filed Thursday by New Orleans pastor Paul Gros claims the city's "aggressive
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) - Rebels have taken a major stride in uniting their ranks in the battle for Syria's largest city, giving them hope they could tip the balance after three months of bloody, stalemated combat in Aleppo, one of the biggest prizes of the civil
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is heading to Capitol Hill for closed-door classified briefings on the deadly attack that killed the American ambassador to Libya and three other embassy employees.
Before speaking separately to members of the House and Senate on Thursday
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Singer-songwriter Fiona Apple was arrested for hashish possession at a West Texas Border Patrol checkpoint after a drug-sniffing dog detected marijuana in her tour bus.
Hudspeth County sheriff's office spokesman Rusty Fleming told the Associated Press on Thursday that
WENATCHEE, Wash. - Firefighters continue to secure fire lines and limit the spread of fires at the north and east ends of the complex that previously threatened homes in the Wenatchee, Cashmere, Entiat and Chelan areas. These fires include First Creek, Byrd Canyon, Canyons, Poison and Peavine fires
By DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is calling for the release of the members of the Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot.
At an event organized by Amnesty International Thursday, Suu Kyi accepted a bouquet from family members of one of the group's three
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is planning to sell eight AH-64/D Apache helicopters to Indonesia.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the sale will strengthen the U.S.-Indonesian partnership and improve efforts to maintain security in southeast
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 ERIKA NIEDOWSKIAssociated Press
CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (AP) - The motto of Rhode Island's smallest and most distressed municipality - "A City With a Bright Future" - just got renewed meaning.
That's what officials said one day after the mayor resigned and agreed to plead guilty to a