By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - They were two young women living alone and in fear in Albania, where they say they were ripe targets for sex traffickers notorious for kidnapping their victims and forcing them into prostitution in other countries.
Both fled to the United
By MELINDA DESLATTEAssociated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Hurricane Isaac damaged nearly 59,000 homes across southeast Louisiana. That is more than four times the number officials estimated a week after the storm made landfall on Aug. 28.
The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and
By ROBERT H. REIDAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - In a dramatic gesture, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew a "red line" on a diagram of Iran's nuclear program and called on the world to do the same to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons - a step the Iranians insist they
By BOB CHRISTIE and DAVID BAUDERAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A man fatally shot himself in the head Friday on live national television at the end of a high-speed carjacking chase that began in Phoenix and ended about 90 minutes later within 80 miles of the California border.
Fox News was
PHOENIX (AP) - A man apparently shot himself in the head on live television at the end of a high-speed chase that began in Phoenix. Fox News was covering the chase that began at midday Friday using a live helicopter shot from its Phoenix affiliate when the man driving the small
EXAMINER.COM - It's September, and that means it's spider season. The females tend to make webs and stay in one place, but a very few may enter a house. This is the time when male hobos are wandering around, though, looking for mates. They can enter garages, crawl spaces and houses in
By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating that illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible to have their deportations put on hold under a federal program designed to focus resources away
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's plan to transfer $450 million in cash to Egypt hit a roadblock Friday as a top House committee chairwoman blocked the move, saying it warrants further review.
Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, said the State Department
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Turkish foreign minister blasted the United Nations Security Council on Friday for its stalemate over the Syrian civil war, saying the powerful U.N. body's inability to take action "becomes a tool in the hands of despots."
Turkey has become home to 90,000 of the 300,
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Obama administration granted a victory Friday to a militant Iranian organization formerly allied with Saddam Hussein, taking the group off the U.S. terrorism list despite vehemently rejecting its claim that it is a pro-democracy opposition