By The Associated Press
As of Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at least 1,995 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is the same as the Defense Department's tally,
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The countdown is on for skydiver Felix Baumgartner.
In just two weeks, Baumgartner will attempt to go supersonic when he jumps from a record altitude of 23 miles over New Mexico. Project managers announced Tuesday the feat will take
By LAURA MILLSAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - It took a weekend road tragedy to jolt Russia into action over one of its most deadly threats: a chronic culture of drunken driving.
Five orphaned teens were waiting for a bus with their guardians in Moscow on Saturday when a car careened into them,
By SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Nothing brings political enemies together in Wisconsin like the Green Bay Packers.
Following a controversial game-ending call by replacement referees that cost Green Bay a win over the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football, Wisconsin
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will decide how long the Securities and Exchange Commission can wait before suing fund executives for securities fraud.
The high court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal from Gabelli Funds LLC executives Bruce Alpert and Marc J. Gabelli. They were sued by the
By JOSH LEDERMAN and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney is unlikely to win Bill Clinton's vote, but that doesn't mean he can't soak up a bit of the popular former president's luster.
The two men stood side by side Tuesday as
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - The University of Idaho is reviving a group to fight a cyclical bacterial invasion that's attacked the state's potato fields with a ferocity not seen in a decade. First the good news: Bacterial ring rot isn't a public health risk.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld West Virginia's congressional redistricting plan against a challenge that small population variations among its three congressional districts violate the Constitution.
The justices, in an unsigned opinion, reversed a lower federal court
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
They're the pride and backbone of American higher education, doing essential research and educating en masse the next generations of scientists and engineers. But a new report argues the mission of the country's 101 major public research universities is