By By SLOBODAN LEKIC and BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO announced Tuesday that it will deploy Patriot anti-missile systems near Turkey's southern border, shoring up defenses against the threat of cross-border attacks from Syria and bringing the United States and its
By By ELAINE KURTENBACHAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - The deadly collapse last weekend of hundreds of concrete ceiling slabs in a tunnel outside Tokyo is raising calls for more spending on Japan's aging infrastructure, but the country might simply not have the money.
Nine people were killed
By By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
DOYLINE, La. (AP) - Authorities are slowly moving some of the 6 million pounds of explosives improperly stored at a munitions recycling facility because they feared a chain reaction blast could have spread through corridors packed with explosive materials,
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army's highest legal branch appointed a new judge to preside over the case of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, indicating the court-martial is on track to move forward after lengthy delays.
U.S. Army Col. Tara Osborn was named Tuesday to head the case of Maj. Nidal
By By The Associated Press
"Today I want to make it absolutely clear to Assad and those under his command: The world is watching. The use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. And if you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons, there will be consequences and you will
By By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran claimed Tuesday it had taken another prize in a growing showdown with Washington over drone surveillance, displaying a purported U.S. unmanned aircraft it said was captured intact. The U.S. Navy, however, said
By By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
CLARKSBORO, N.J. (AP) - More New Jersey residents were ordered Tuesday to leave their homes because of air contamination from a train derailment last week that leaked a hazardous gas.
The evacuation order imposed by officials at 4 p.m. added 100 more homes
By By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It was a sneak attack, but not by the enemy they feared.
U.S. Army Capts. Joshua Lawrence and Drew Russell were inside a small command post on an Afghan army base, wrapping up a long day of coordinating the safe arrival of nearly
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Facing Superstorm Sandy's daunting toll of wreckage and displacement in the nation's largest city, officials have put much of their hopes and hundreds of millions of dollars into jump-starting repairs to make homes livable.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is prepared for a food stamp challenge.
He and one of his Twitter followers each plan to live for a week on the monetary equivalent of food stamps or less.
The mayor's week starts Tuesday. The North Carolina woman's began Sunday.