By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are "in a demographic death spiral" and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, the South Carolina Republican who helped write
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Park rangers, wildlife refuge workers and U.S. Park Police experienced more assaults and threats from visitors last year than in 2011, according to a group that represents federal resource workers.
A total of 591 incidents were reported by six land
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says his health is "nothing short of a miracle."
The heart transplant recipient says he now wakes up each morning "with a smile on my face, thankful for the gift of another day I never expected to see."
Cheney tells "Fox News Sunday" that he was "
By STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Current and former top U.S. officials on Sunday defended the government's collection of phone and Internet data following new revelations about the secret surveillance programs, saying the operations were essential in disrupting terrorist plots
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration said Sunday it was receptive to North Korea's proposal for high-level talks, but wants "credible negotiations" that will lead to a nuclear-free North.
"Those talks have to be real. They have to be based on them living up to their obligations, to
By RODNEY MUHUMUZAAssociated Press
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - The green grass looks inviting, but few people have the courage to enter the only public square in Uganda's capital. Most sit or stand at the edges, respecting the barricades of scrap metal erected by police who stand poised to arrest
By HUSSAIN AL-QATARIAssociated Press
KUWAIT CITY (AP) - Kuwait's constitutional court forced new parliamentary elections Sunday, dissolving the current chamber on the basis of flaws in the election law, the state news agency reported. The decision may set the stage for a new wave of political
By JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - After months of threatening to wage a nuclear war, North Korea did an about-face Sunday and issued a surprise proposal to the United States, its No. 1 enemy: Let's talk.
But the invitation from North Korea's National Defense
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Top U.S. intelligence officials said Saturday that information gleaned from two controversial data-collection programs run by the National Security Agency thwarted potential terrorist plots in the U.S. and more than 20 other countries - and
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Offering praise for Iranians and reproaching their government, the Obama administration said Saturday it respected the results of a presidential election conducted under restrictive conditions.
Shortly after moderate cleric Hasan Rowhani was