MIAMI (AP) - In a story Aug. 2, The Associated Press reported that three private prison companies in the U.S. have spent at least $45 million on campaign donations and lobbyists in the last decade, and that the number of illegal immigrants detained rose sharply during that period. The story said
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
TEL RIFAAT, Syria (AP) - The days are still warm across the fertile plains of northern Syria around Aleppo, but night brings a chill - an ominous harbinger of winter's approach and the deepening of the already severe humanitarian crisis gripping a country
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An undercover FBI agent has been accused in court documents of spending U.S. taxpayer dollars on prostitutes in the Philippines for himself and others during an international weapons trafficking probe last year.
Deputy Federal Public Defender
CHICAGO (AP) - A federal appeals court in Chicago has refused a request by imprisoned former Ill. Gov. George Ryan that all the court's judges rehear his appeal seeking an earlier release from prison.
A three-sentence statement Monday from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says the request
SEATTLE (AP) - The infection is as grim as it sounds: "Zombie bees" have a parasite that causes them to fly at night and lurch around erratically until they die.
And experts say the condition has crept into Washington state.
"I joke with my kids that the zombie apocalypse is starting at my house,"
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Marine non-commissioned officers will be court-martialed for allegedly urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters last year in Afghanistan and posing for unofficial photos with casualties, the Marine Corps said Monday.
By BILL BARROWThe Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Never have American voters re-elected a president whose work they disapprove of as much as Barack Obama's. Not that Mitt Romney can take much comfort - they've never elected a challenger they view so negatively, either.
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says U.S. foreign policy should not be conducted "at the mercy of events" overseas. He also says the death of a U.S. ambassador in Libya and unrest in the Middle East are more than just bumps in the
BOSTON (AP) - The father of the chemist at the center of a scandal at a Massachusetts drug lab is defending her, saying no one has heard her side of the story.
Annie Dookhan has been accused of deliberately mishandling drug samples at a former Department of Public Health lab in Boston, potentially
DENVER (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he can't imagine calling the killing of a U.S. ambassador a "bump in the road."
His comments Monday were veiled criticism of Obama for his comment in an interview broadcast Sunday.
In an interview with "60 Minutes," Obama said "