By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama believes journalists shouldn't be prosecuted for doing their jobs, the White House said Tuesday, showing solidarity with First Amendment advocates alarmed by a pair of high-profile federal probes into national security
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. has identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, and has enough evidence to justify seizing them by military force as suspected terrorists, officials say. But
By MISHA DZHINZDHIKHASHVILIAssociated Press
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - Allies of Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili - a former prime minister and a provincial governor - were charged on Tuesday with embezzlement and abuse of office in another sign of an ongoing power struggle between the country
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Peace Corps says it will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners who want to serve together as volunteers overseas.
Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet says the change will diversify the pool of applicants who
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers are asking Myanmar President Thein Sein (tane sane) to free nearly 250 political prisoners.
Thein Sein met Tuesday with members of the Senate and House on Capitol Hill, a day after he became the first Myanmar leader to visit the
By JENNIFER C. KERRAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal
By MARTHA MENDOZAAP National Writer
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a wireless controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved - and disable it remotely.
The technology, but not an actual gun, was demonstrated
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Tuesday he will put on hold about 20 applications to export liquefied natural gas until he reviews studies by the Energy Department and others on what impact the exports would have on domestic natural gas supplies
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court Tuesday backed the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.
The three-judge panel of
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAP Political Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Citizens of Los Angeles are choosing a new mayor.
The turnout tally is expected to be very low when polls close at 8 p.m. PDT Tuesday, with only 1 in 4 voters in the nation's second-largest city expected to cast a ballot.