By JENNIFER C. KERRAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Conservative lawyer Larry Klayman might not be an all-around household name, but it's a good bet he has sued someone who is.
Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Dick Cheney. Osama bin Laden. Fidel Castro. And, the target of Klayman'
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States ordered nonemergency government personnel to leave South Sudan and suspended normal operations at its embassy there Tuesday as political and social unrest continued to confront the fledgling African nation.
The State Department also warned U.S. citizens not to
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The police officers who patrol America's colleges are empowered these days to do far more than respond to campus emergencies.
Campus police around the country are increasingly expanding their jurisdiction beyond the school and into the
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Richard Leon, the judge who declared that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records is likely unconstitutional, has a long record of taking on executive branch actions.
Leon, a blunt-
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Students will earn an associate's degree and a high school diploma at the same time. Every student will have a laptop to take home at night. And teachers will be retrained to let students move at their own pace.
All are pilot programs the
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
RESTON, Va. (AP) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Supreme Court justices should work as long as they can and shouldn't manipulate their retirement so a like-minded president can appoint their successor.
Some liberals have recently called on the 80-year-old
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The administration says a former Microsoft executive is taking over as the top tech honcho for HealthCare.gov, President Barack Obama's problem-plagued health insurance website.
Kurt DelBene will replace White House adviser Jeffrey Zients.
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The acting Homeland Security inspector general has left his post and taken another job in the agency, the department said Tuesday.
Charles K. Edwards had been in charge of investigating allegations of wrongdoing within the massive department.
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on a Myanmar military officer and three companies it accuses of involvement in the continuing, illicit arms trade with North Korea.
The designations do not directly target Myanmar's government
By PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Six U.S. service members were killed Tuesday when a helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, U.S. and NATO officials said.
One person on board the Black Hawk UH-60 was injured and survived, two U.S. defense officials said on condition of