By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - George P. Bush, a rising star among Hispanic conservatives and the grandson of one president and nephew of another, has taken the first step toward seeking elected office in Texas.
But it's unclear what his next step
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner on Friday said it was time to address immigration policy and urged President Barack Obama to take the lead in coming up with a plan that would look at both improved enforcement of immigration law and the future of the
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden will have another military son to worry about as he helps chart America's course around the world.
Youngest son Hunter is joining the Navy.
The attorney and former lobbyist applied for a commission into the Navy
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For 10 agonizing minutes, an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman was raped in the back of a Los Angeles County bus at rush hour as it rolled past a state park, shopping mall and cemetery while no one on board did anything to stop it.
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that one of the main lessons from Superstorm Sandy is the need for global action to deal with future climate shocks.
Ban told the U.N. General Assembly that it is difficult to attribute any
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Two states that approved recreational use of marijuana are waiting to hear how the federal government intends respond to the measures.
The governor of Colorado said he planned to talk by phone with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder about the
By STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A police officer was shot and killed Friday by another officer after several agencies responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the Denver suburb of Lakewood, authorities said.
James Davies, 35, was in full uniform when he was killed,
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner insisted on Friday that any deal with President Barack Obama to avert the so-called fiscal cliff must include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and reining in government-benefit programs.
By JARI TANNERAssociated Press
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) - In his victory speech, President Barack Obama acknowledged millions of voters' frustration when he said that it was time to fix the long lines at voting stations that have become an Election Day blight in America.
For inspiration, Obama
TEHRAN, Iran -- A prominent Iranian parliament member said Friday that a U.S. drone violated Iran's airspace a week ago, when the Pentagon says it was fired on. The U.S. maintains the pilotless craft was over international waters.
Lawmaker Mohammad Saleh Jokar told state-owned yjc.ir news