By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An octogenarian nun and two codefendants used bolt cutters to cut through fences and spent about two hours inside a Tennessee national security plant that has had a hand in making, maintaining or dismantling parts of every nuclear weapon in
By STEVEN WINEAP Sports Writer
MIAMI (AP) - As Dan Marino campaigned for Miami to be chosen the site of the 50th Super Bowl, he made no pretense about being objective on the subject.
"In my opinion," the former Dolphins quarterback said, "every Super Bowl should be here."
Instead, the NFL
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - So much for overshadowing your rivals, Mr. President.
Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss didn't seem fazed by a rare congressional invitation to golf with President Barack Obama Monday, sinking a hole-in-one on the par-three 11th hole. The ace
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Israel's willingness to hit Syrian targets it sees as threats to its own existence has complicated the Obama administration's internal debate over arming President Bashar Assad's foes and may change the way U.S.
By NICOLE WINFIELD and COLLEEN BARRY
ROME (AP) - Giulio Andreotti, Italy's former seven-time premier and a symbol of post-war Italy, died Monday at his home in Rome, Italian officials said. He was 94.
In announcing the death, Rome Mayor Gianni Alemanno called Andreotti "the most representative
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - About 20,000 protesters thronged Bolotnaya Square across from the Kremlin on Monday, a year after a protest at the same spot turned violent on the eve of President Vladimir Putin's inauguration.
Monday's turnout - far less than the 100,000 or more
By SEAN YOONG and EILEEN NGAssociated Press
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - It was hardly the look of the victorious. Wearing a bright blue shirt and a grim expression, Prime Minister Najib Razak appeared before the media on Monday to somberly acknowledge that his coalition had won general elections
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It seems like a simple proposition: give employees who work more than 40 hours a week the option of taking paid time off instead of overtime pay.
The choice already exists in the public sector. Federal and state workers can save earned time off and
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - As a Senate committee prepares to begin voting this week on far-reaching immigration legislation, advocates are watching warily to see whether relatively tame opposition balloons into the kind of fierce resistance that killed Congress' last
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you.
The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would empower states to collect sales taxes for purchases made over the Internet. The