By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, former President Bill Clinton apologized for long championing food aid policies that helped Arkansas rice growers but made it harder for the impoverished country to grow its own crop.
Floods of imports of U
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Former Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll said Thursday she had no idea law enforcement was investigating a veterans charity accused of running illegal slot machine-style casinos until two agents walked into her office last month.
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting a pinch on some local law
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Three Cabinet secretaries became the latest senior administration officials to give back part of their salaries, in the spirit of government spending cuts.
The announcements that Secretary of State John Kerry, the richest Cabinet member,
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
MATAI, Egypt (AP) - Ezzat Kromer's resistance to his kidnappers did not last long. One of the masked gunmen fired a round between his feet as he sat behind the wheel of his car and said with chilling calm, "The next one will go into your heart."
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The bipartisan cease-fire that kept the government running this spring gave birth to hopeful talk - among pundits and some senators, at least - of a much larger "grand bargain" that would reduce the federal deficit for years.
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) - Iran and world powers trying to curb Iran's nuclear progress are coming to the negotiating table this week with the window shrinking on diplomacy. Tehran is moving closer to the ability to make atomic arms, and that risks the threat of
By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - So what does it all mean?
Hillary Rodham Clinton has a deal for a memoir and policy book about her years in the Obama administration, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press. The book has yet to be titled and is tentatively scheduled for
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. NORTH KOREA THREATENS NUKE ATTACK ON U.S.
North Korea moved a missile to its east coast after warning it could use "diversified" nuclear weapons. The U.S. deployed an
MILAN (AP) - The Moroccan woman at the center of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's sex-for-hire trial accused investigators Thursday of waging psychological warfare against her but admitted that she had lied in the past to hide her poverty-stricken origins.
In an unusual protest in front of Milan