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Bush dispatching 21,500 more U.S. troops to Iraq, setting up clash with Democratic Congress

WASHINGTON - Unswayed by anti-war passions, President Bush said Wednesday he will send 21,500 additional U.S. forces to Iraq to break the cycle of violence and ''hasten the day our troops begin coming home.'' He acknowledged making mistakes in earlier security efforts in Baghdad.

January 25, 2007 | By TERENCE HUNT AP White House Correspondent | Nation

U.S. soldier, accused of murder, had been diagnosed 3 months earlier with homicidal ideas

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - An Army private charged with the slaughter of an Iraqi family was diagnosed as a homicidal threat by a military mental health team three months before the attack.

January 24, 2007 | By RYAN LENZ Associated Press Writer | Nation

Anti-terror legislation speeds toward House passage as Democrats open legislative sprint

WASHINGTON - Anti-terror legislation sped toward passage in the House on Tuesday, the first in a string of measures designed to fulfill campaign promises made by Democrats last fall.

January 24, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation

Helicopters launch new attacks on al-Qaida suspects in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Attack helicopters strafed suspected al-Qaida fighters in southern Somalia on Tuesday, witnesses said, following two days of airstrikes by U.S. forces - the first U.S. offensives in the African country since 18 American soldiers were killed here in 1993.

January 24, 2007 | By SALAD DUHUL Associated Press Writer | Nation

Another Polish church leader resigns over communist police links

WARSAW, Poland - A second prominent Catholic clergyman resigned Monday after allegations about his links to the communist-era secret police, and the prospect that more clerics may have been compromised threatened the church's reputation as a bastion of opposition to the old regime.

January 23, 2007 | By VANESSA GERA Associated Press Writer | Nation

Democrats warn they may deny money for sending new troops to Iraq; Bush speech Wednesday night

WASHINGTON - In a blunt challenge to President Bush, the leader of the Senate's new Democratic majority said Monday he will ''look at everything'' within his power to wind down the war in Iraq, short of cutting off funding for troops already deployed.

January 23, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation

Execution sparks broad support for Saddam in Arab world

CAIRO, Egypt - After Saddam Hussein's execution, a wave of sympathy and support for the former Iraqi dictator swept the Arab world, with some proclaiming him a martyr and comparing him to heroes of Arab nationalism.

January 23, 2007 | By NADIA ABOU EL-MAGD Associated Press Writer | Nation

New Orleans gropes for ways to deal with a surge in bloodshed, with 9 killings in 8 days

NEW ORLEANS - Nine people have been slain in New Orleans in the first eight days of the new year, deepening the sense of despair over the slow pace of the city's recovery and leaving police and civic leaders grasping for ways to stop the bloodshed.

January 23, 2007 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | Nation

3rd snowstorm in 3 weeks takes aim at hard-hit eastern Colorado and Plains as costs rise

DENVER - The third snowstorm in as many weeks swept into Colorado on Friday, further hampering efforts to restore power to rural homes and rescue thousands of cattle stranded by last week's blizzard.

January 20, 2007 | By JON SARCHE Associated Press Writer | Nation

White House shifting commanders in Iraq war, Mideast

WASHINGTON - The White House announced a shuffling of U.S. military leaders in the Iraq war Friday as Congress' new Democratic chiefs criticized plans President Bush is considering to boost U.S. troop strength in the war zone.

January 20, 2007 | By ROBERT BURNS AP Military Writer | Nation

First drug for fat Fidos wins federal approval

WASHINGTON - Is your hound round? Too much flab on your Lab? Is your husky, well, husky? A new drug may provide some help.

January 20, 2007 | By ANDREW BRIDGES Associated Press Writer | Nation

American solo sailor rescued after 3 days adrift at sea

PUNTA ARENAS, Chile - An American sailor who spent three days adrift after a storm dashed his round-the-world voyage was headed toward land Friday after being rescued in treacherous waters off the southern tip of South America.

January 20, 2007 | By ROBERTO CANDIA Associated Press Writer | Nation

No, diet pills won’t melt away those extra pounds; FTC fines marketers over claims

WASHINGTON - Now that you've indulged in all those holiday goodies and made that New Year's resolution to shed some pounds, the government says don't count on a diet pill to help.

January 19, 2007 | By DONNA DE LA CRUZ Associated Press Writer | Nation

Scientists say 2007 could be world’s warmest year on record

LONDON - Deepening drought in Australia. Stronger typhoons in Asia. Floods in Latin America.

January 19, 2007 | By RAPHAEL G. SATTER Associated Press Writer | Nation

Democratic-controlled House makes history by elevating Pelosi to speaker

WASHINGTON - Jubilant Democrats on Thursday elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi as the first woman speaker of the House, the crowning celebration of newfound power the party won in the November electoral sweep.

January 19, 2007 | By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Nation

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