WASHINGTON (AP) - The Army chief of staff said Friday that the protracted fight over the budget is having a severe impact on Army training.
Gen. Ray Odierno said the Army is experiencing an $18 billion shortfall, saying that finding the necessary money isn't as easy as critics suggest.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an "awesome guy" and said his father and grandfather were "great leaders."
Rodman, the highest-profile American to meet Kim since he
By CHRIS O'MEARA and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man says he tried to rescue his brother when a sinkhole opened up inside their house near Tampa.
Jeremy Bush says he heard his brother screaming for help when the earth collapsed beneath his brother's bedroom.
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A senior American official said Friday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will take Turkey's prime minister to task for "particularly offensive" comments he made this week equating Zionism with a crime against humanity.
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Friends say Victoriano "Mo" Moises Byrne-Gonzales was an expectant father and art teacher who had just been promoted to assistant director at his Santa Fe preschool when he was fatally stabbed the night of Dec. 2, 2011. It was the tragic
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The SpaceX Dragon capsule has developed a problem on its way to the International Space Station.
The trouble cropped up nine minutes after Friday's launch from Cape Canaveral.
SpaceX's billionaire founder Elon Musk is reporting
By TAMI ABDOLLAH and KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A weeklong multi-state manhunt for the suspected gunman in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and crash that killed three people ended when he surrendered in Los Angeles while apparently going about life as usual.
Ammar Harris, 26, a self-
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders at the White House Friday, hours before a series of mandatory budget cuts start to kick in, for intense talks where Democrats and Republicans were most likely to stake out fiscal positions with
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
MONROE, Mich. (AP) - Most of the menu read like a typical buffet, with soup, salad, turkey, pork and potatoes. But the first offering at the annual Muskrat Dinner in Michigan was distinctive: a pot of the rodent's meat mixed with creamed corn.
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
ALFRED, Maine (AP) - Jurors in the case of a Maine Zumba studio that prosecutors say was really a den of prostitution saw videos demonstrating that an insurance agent was familiar with paid sex acts involving his mistress, but a defense lawyer said it doesn't