Seeking an OK to use military force, but facing stiff resistance in Congress, the president will discuss his plans for Syria during a prime-time TV speech.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer has spent a whirlwind two months asking voters to give him another chance after a prostitution scandal ended his political career. Now he’s poised to find out whether Democrats will.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Obama administration is releasing hundreds of previously classified documents detailing activities of the long-secret spy court that authorizes domestic surveillance programs.
In a court filing last week, the U.S. Department of Justice said
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian military official says army troops, backed by helicopter gunships, attacked hideouts of Islamic militants in Sinai, killing nine and arresting 10.
The official’s account on Tuesday raises the death toll among suspected
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Florida man found not guilty by reason of insanity in the death of a homeless man he admitted killing and partially eating has been committed for up to 60 years in a Connecticut
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — They were newlyweds, but she was having second thoughts about the 8-day-old marriage, court documents say. The couple drove the short distance from their Kalispell home to Glacier National Park, where they got into
A former Kansas House member who narrowly lost her seat in 2012 has launched a campaign to regain it next year.
HELSINKI (AP) — Angry Birds will be used to fire Chinese children’s imaginations after the Finnish company behind the game announced plans to launch an educational product in China.
Rovio said Monday that Angry Birds Playground attempts to
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s state-run Anatolia news agency says a 22-year-old protester in southern Turkey has died after being hit in the head by a police tear gas canister.
Ahmet Atakan died Tuesday after taking part in a
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio driver who made an online video confessing to causing a fatal wrong-way crash after drinking heavily was scheduled to make his first court appearance Tuesday.
In a 3½-minute video posted last week,
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg, poised to become Norway’s new prime minister after a landslide victory in the country’s parliamentary elections, says she aims to form a broad coalition government, including all four center-right
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar has received four state-of-the-art machines to detect tuberculosis, one of its major health problems.
The machines handed over Tuesday are among more than 200 donated to 21 countries in Africa, Eastern Europe and
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Before Atkins, South Beach and Paleo, there was the Rice Diet.
Shelley Winters, Lorne Green and Buddy Hackett — all big-name entertainers of their day — made the pilgrimage to take part in the
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is seeking public comments regarding a proposal to address volatile organic compound contamination in the soil and groundwater
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet with new regulations that will force them to apply for federal licenses.
The rules announced Tuesday would subject dog owners
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t let the big price tags nix an application to Harvard or Yale. The average student receiving financial aid on those campuses paid about a quarter of the public sticker price and most graduates leave
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly disclosed U.S. government files provide an inside look at the Homeland Security Department’s practice of seizing and searching electronic devices at the border without showing reasonable suspicion of a crime or getting a judge’s