WASHINGTON - House Democrats demanded documents Thursday about a multibillion-dollar overseas contracting loophole to track down how - and why - the Bush administration slipped it into plans to protect taxpayer money.
WASHINGTON - Top U.S. military leaders presented Defense Secretary Robert Gates with their strategy for future force levels in Iraq Thursday, including expected recommendations for a pause in troop cuts for as much as six weeks later this summer.
WASHINGTON - The State Department is advising Americans planning to attend the Olympic Games in Beijing to take care and be mindful that they could be under surveillance.
WASHINGTON - The Bible counsels misers that it's better to give than to receive.
WASHINGTON - Big Wall Street investment companies are taking advantage of the Federal Reserve's unprecedented offer to secure emergency loans, the central bank reported Thursday.
DHARMSALA, India - Walking arm-in-arm with the Dalai Lama, the U.S. House speaker lent her support Friday to the Tibetan cause, calling China's crackdown in Tibet ''a challenge to the conscience of the world.''
DEH HASSAN, Afghanistan - The girl flashed a shy smile from under her white head scarf and stepped to the front of the class when the headmaster asked who could find Afghanistan on the map of the world.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Ma Ying-jeou isn't a charismatic figure. He calms rather than inspires. He's a soft spoken administrator who promises to govern by consultation.
MADRID, Spain - A car bomb exploded Friday outside a police station in Spain's northern Rioja region after a warning call from the Basque separatist group ETA, police said. One officer was slightly injured.
JERUSALEM - Thousands of Christians from all over the world crowded the stone alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City to mark Good Friday, retracing the route the Bible says Jesus took to his crucifixion.
CHERBOURG, France - President Nicolas Sarkozy announced a modest cut Friday in France's nuclear arsenal, to fewer than 300 warheads, and urged China and the United States to commit to no more weapons tests.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces clashed with Shiite militia fighters southeast of Baghdad on Friday, the second day of fighting that killed at least two police officers and two gunmen, police said.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Reconciliation talks between rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have been extended through Saturday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said.
MILWAUKEE - After being laid off from her job as an events planner at an upscale resort, Jo Ann Bauer struggled financially. She worked at several lower-paying jobs, relocated to a new city and even declared bankruptcy.
FENTON, Mo. - Flood-weary Midwesterners fought Friday to save their homes and businesses from rivers spilling over their banks after rainstorms blamed for at least 16 deaths moved through the region.
OMAHA, Neb. - When Florida's Peter Alonso homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull the Gators within a run of Texas Tech ...
It will come as no great surprise to the regular readers of this column that I recently went on a fishing trip. Yep, I decided ...
OAKMONT, Pa. - As different as they are, the Masters and U.S. Open had two things in common this year.
WASHINGTON - A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists, a day after the ...
The Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a recent awards ceremony hosted by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
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A milestone few live to see was recognized Tuesday at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation when resident Sugar Pryor celebrated her 107th birthday with family ...
In my book, cooking a meal for someone you love is one of the greatest expressions of care and appreciation. In the South, we've ...
ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls with authorities during his rampage and warned a crisis negotiator that ...
WASHINGTON - A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on ...
NEW YORK - Donald Trump abruptly fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Monday in a dramatic shake-up designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and
Statesboro police arrested eight people Saturday after responding to a reported fight at Park Place Apartments.
HOUSTON (AP) - American players maintained over and over that playing Argentinaand Lionel Messi in a Copa America semifinal on Tuesday night was a big deal ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Two construction workers chatted while applying white grout to the walls of a new subway tunnel one recent day, their voices and ...
CLEVELAND - More tears. Only this time, tears of joy.