By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The town where 20 children and six educators were massacred in December went silent for a moment Friday, six months later, at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on weapons control, with the reading of names of thousands
By SARAH PARVINIAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - With their passports in tow, Iranian-Americans and expatriates trickled into polling sites across the United States on Friday, joining their countrymen half a world away in voting in Iran's presidential election.
By midday in Los
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says being a father is the best job he's got.
Obama says a Father's Day luncheon at the White House on Friday was a great way for all the dads to celebrate the coming occasion and remember how lucky they are.
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Phone call logs, credit card records, emails, Skype chats, Facebook message, and more: The precise nature of the NSA's sweeping surveillance apparatus has yet to be confirmed.
But given the revelations spilling out into the media recently, there
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says national security has been damaged as a result of leaks about a pair of government surveillance programs and that the U.S. will punish the person who is responsible.
The attorney general made the comment in Dublin, Ireland, when asked by reporters
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wondering what the U.S. government might know about your phone calls and online life? And whether all of this really helps find terrorists? Good luck finding solid answers.
Americans trying to wrap their minds around two giant surveillance programs
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told religious conservatives Friday that the future of the nation's economy depends upon immigrants in part because they "are more fertile" and create more businesses than native-born Americans.
Bush, thought to be
By KAREL JANICEKAssociated Press
PRAGUE (AP) - A multi-pronged scandal involving the prime minister's top aide, his estranged wife, military spy chiefs, former ruling party lawmakers and kilograms of gold raised unanswered questions Friday about the troubled government of Czech Prime Minister
LONDON (AP) - The Bank of England says its deputy governor Paul Tucker will step down later this year after more than 30 years with the central bank.
The bank says that Tucker will likely leave in the fall, but the exact date of his departure will be confirmed "in due course."
The BOE said that
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama is taking advantage of advances in the wireless industry to help create jobs.
Obama issued a presidential memorandum Friday directing federal agencies to be more efficient in their use of radio spectrum and to make more capacity