WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say Israel targeted advanced anti-ship cruise missiles near Syria's principal port city in an air attack carried out earlier this month, The New York Times reported.
The officials say the attack on July 5 near the city of Latakia targeted a type of Russian-made
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans received a boost in their attempt to win back the majority in the Senate next year when a former Democratic governor bowed out of Montana's open Senate race, a development that could further hamper President Barack Obama's agenda
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is offering life advice in a new book released as he campaigns for city comptroller, writing that "self-importance" can lead to a "dangerous arrogance" that often ends badly.
The e-book, "Protecting Capitalism Case by Case
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - While the FBI eavesdropped on Frederic Cilins this year, prosecutors say the Frenchman sometimes dropped his voice to an urgent whisper. They also say his words, though quiet, spoke volumes about a criminal case full of international intrigue.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's birthday gift to ESPN commentator Tony Kornheiser is a game of golf. With the president.
The White House said Obama teed off Saturday with Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon, co-hosts of the sports network's "Pardon the Interruption" talk show. Saturday
By MATT GOURASAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Popular former Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Saturday morning that he will not run for Montana's open U.S. Senate seat in 2014, an announcement that complicates Democratic efforts to retain their majority in next year's elections.
By DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - America is pivoting to Asia, focused on the Mideast, yet the "backyard," as Secretary of State John Kerry once referred to Latin America, is sprouting angry weeds as the scandal involving intelligence leaker Edward Snowden lays bare already thorny
By DAVID ESPOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The immediate and the institutional are on a collision course in the Senate, where majority Democrats want to erode the right of minority Republicans to block confirmation of President Barack Obama's picks for administration posts.
On one side is
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Western-backed opposition fighters and a faction of al-Qaida-linked rebels turned their guns on each other Saturday in Syria's largest city, battling for control of a key checkpoint in the latest eruption of infighting among the forces trying to
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Human rights activists are threatening to go to court to demand that Nigeria arrest Sudan President Omar al-Bashir if he makes a planned visit.
It would be al-Bashir's first visit to Nigeria since the International Criminal court indicted him in 2009 for genocide and war