By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - In U.S.-funded ads running on Pakistani TV, subtitled clips show President Barack Obama extolling America's traditions of religious freedom. For many watching, though, the message misses the mark in efforts to calm the
NEW YORK (AP) - Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard, citing ill health, pulled out of a speech Monday to business people in New York ahead of the gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly.
Australia's mission to the U.N. released a statement, minutes ahead of Gillard'
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco may soon give new meaning to the word "downsizing."
Supervisors are set to vote on Tuesday on a proposed change to the city's building code that would allow construction of among the tiniest apartments in the country.
Under the plan, new apartments could be as
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (AP) - The leader of U.S. Army forces in Asia and the Pacific says his soldiers will be able to conduct more exercises with other nations in the region, as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan and the military refocuses its attention.
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage has been hospitalized for undisclosed reasons, military officials said Monday.
Maj. Nidal Hasan was listed in good condition after being admitted to the Texas
APALACHICOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge has accepted a plea deal that would spare a German woman from a potential death sentence in her grandson's drowning death.
Seventy-three year old Marianne Bordt pleaded no contest to second-degree murder Monday and a charge of aggravated child abuse was
By IVAN MORENOAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Republican election officials who promised to root out voter fraud so far are finding little evidence of a widespread problem.
State officials in key presidential battleground states have found only a tiny fraction of the illegal voters they
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the International Monetary Fund on Monday called on government leaders in Europe and the United States to take urgent action in dealing with a faltering global economy.
"This time we need a sustained rebound, not a bounce," said IMF chief Christine Lagarde. "If this
DENVER (AP) - Jurors in Denver have convicted a former U.S. Marine embassy guard of sexually assaulting a woman at a Denver International Airport concourse in April.
The Denver Post reports (http://bit.ly/QdQ16z ) jurors on Monday found 27-year-old Noel Bertrand, of Portland, Ore., guilty of felony
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A courtroom erupted in applause, cheers and shouts of "We love you" as a former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn't commit was exonerated and set free Monday.
John Edward Smith, who was still in jail clothing