By HAMZA HENDAWI and OSAMA ALFITORYAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal authorities have identified a Coptic Christian in southern California who is on probation after his conviction for financial crimes as the key figure behind the anti-Muslim film that ignited mob violence against U.S
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Social Security is so overwhelmed by disability claims that some officials are awarding benefits without adequately reviewing applications, potentially adding to the program's financial problems as it edges closer to the brink of
By MIKE CORDER and RAF CASERTAssociated Press
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Work to build a new ruling Dutch coalition started Thursday, after conservative leader Mark Rutte bucked a European trend by winning an election despite pushing through tough austerity measures to counter the continent
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A customer in Shenzhen, China, took a new laptop out of its box and booted it up for the first time. But as the screen lit up, the computer began taking on a life of its own. The machine, triggered by a virus hidden in its hard drive, began
By PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - As Jim Calhoun stood in his office at Gampel Pavilion, waiting for his final news conference as Connecticut's basketball coach, Pat Calhoun turned to her husband and gave him one final piece of advice.
"Don't change your mind," she
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns.
He is facing a determined effort from immigration rights activists to push him out. A ruling may come any day in a lawsuit that
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House voted Thursday to put the government on autopilot for six months, precluding a shutdown through the election and postponing a potential showdown on GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's agency budget cuts until next spring
By The Associated Press
Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed during an attack on the Benghazi consulate in Libya on Tuesday.
A look at the victims:
-Chris Stevens: The career diplomat spoke Arabic and French and had served two tours in Libya, including running the
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Well-armed Libyan extremists launched a sustained attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, killing four State Department employees, including the American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and foreign service officer Sean