By ADAM GOLDMAN and CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - David Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then Afghanistan, abruptly resigned Friday as director of the CIA, admitting to an extramarital affair.
The affair was
BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge on Friday agreed to delay the murder trial of former mobster James "Whitey" Bulger by three months, rejecting a defense request for eight months.
U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns said he would put off Bulger's trial from March until June. He said jury selection
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Freshman Przemek Karnowski scored 22 points to lead No. 21 Gonzaga to a 103-65 win over Southern Utah on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Karnowski, a highly touted 7-foot-1 center from Poland, led six players in double figures. Guy Landry Edi scored a career
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the first actions of the lame-duck Congress is an expected vote to give U.S. exporters greater access to Russia's newly opened markets.
Business groups have been clamoring for months for Congress to remove Cold War-era trade
By ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis officer aiming at an attacking dog accidentally hit and critically wounded a fellow policeman with a shotgun blast while they were searching a home, officials said Friday.
Officer Willie Bryant, 32, was in critical but stable
By GREG BEACHAMAP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mike Brown followed an 11-time NBA champion coach with the Los Angeles Lakers, taking charge of a roster packed with aging talent and a franchise anticipating more titles.
And after just 71 regular-season games, the Lakers decided Brown wasn
By DONNA CASSATA and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 15 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over, and four Americans, including the ambassador, were dead.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A medicated driver who killed three women when her SUV plowed into a group of pedestrians in upstate New York last summer pleaded guilty Friday to negligent homicide.
LuAnn Burgess, 56, admitted in court that she was taking six medications and became distracted on Aug. 10, 2011
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
NOVI, Mich. (AP) - An unemployed geologist suspected of two-dozen random shootings in southeastern Michigan was charged Friday with attempted murder after police matched his gun to bullet fragments recovered from victims' vehicles.
Raulie Casteel, jailed
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is telling Congress that the military did not have armed aircraft near Libya that could have helped defend against the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other