By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden honored the memory of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela Monday by making an inscription in a condolence book at the South African Embassy that said Americans will strive to live by his example.
Biden's visit came as
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian police chased students of an Islamic university around their campus Monday, arresting dozens and firing tear gas after protesters set security vehicles on fire, the interior ministry said.
It was the second consecutive day of protests by
LONDON (AP) - Reports say British and American intelligence officers have been spying on gamers across the world, deploying undercover officers to virtual universes and sucking up traffic from popular online games such as World of Warcraft.
Stories carried Monday in The New York Times, the Guardian
By RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An American organization tasked with furthering democracy in developing nations said Monday that while elections next April in Afghanistan are unlikely to be perfect, they should be better than previous polls marred by widespread fraud.
By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Major technology companies, stung by poor publicity for having helped the U.S. government access personal data, on Monday issued an open letter to President Barack Obama asking for tighter controls on surveillance.
As part of a global campaign to reform
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to attend a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, boarded Air Force One under cold, rainy skies Monday morning for the long
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Bob Filner has almost vanished from public view since a defiant resignation speech as San Diego mayor amid widespread allegations that he sexually harassed women. He returns to the spotlight at least once more.
The former 10-term congressman will be
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday offered troops a rare glimmer of hope on the department's financial woes, saying a possible budget agreement back home could ease the automatic spending cuts that have hit the
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
Facebook post from Spokane Fire Department: "Despite resuscitation attempts by Engine 6 assisted by AMR & SIA, the young patient did not survive. The military family was traveling with the teen to Atlanta for a family Christmas. Thoughts and prayers from all of us at the SFD for
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) - Brad Waldow scored 24 points to lead five Gaels in double figures as St. Mary's beat Eastern Washington 93-65 Sunday night.
After Drew Brandon hit a 3-point shot to pull Eastern Washington (5-3) within seven with 9:24 left in the first half, the Gaels went on a 16-5 run to