By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has escaped sweltering Washington but she won't be getting much of a respite from the heat as she crisscrosses Europe, Asia and the Mideast to deal with some of the world's most
By MATIULLAH ACHAKZAI and MUNIR AHMEDAssociated Press
CHAMAN, Pakistan (AP) - Trucks carrying NATO supplies rolled into Afghanistan for the first time in more than seven months Thursday, ending a painful chapter in U.S.-Pakistan relations that saw the border closed until
By STACY A. ANDERSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is marking the Fourth of July by thanking service members and their families, who he said "represent what is best in America."
The president, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama
By The Associated Press
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
Los Angeles Times on Syria and the Russia connection:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting a
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 24-year-old soldier from southeastern Idaho died Tuesday in Afghanistan when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire. Private First Class Cody O. Moosman of Preston died in Gayan Alwara Mandi. An active-duty soldier, Moosman had
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Three families are starting an effort to raise $30 million for troops and veterans through a new organization called Veteran Support Fund. It will be a portal for distributing money to five groups already working to help America's
By PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - If you have military-age children who have not served in this decade's wars, then you owe a debt - meaning money - to those who did. That's the premise of a new fundraising effort by three wealthy American families who
By ASHLEY HOPKINSONAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Unemployed veterans may be heading back to school in mass under a federal program to get out-of-work veterans trained and back in the job market.
Officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs say there
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Five wounded warriors had to abandon their climb of Alaska's Mount McKinley this week, but they say it was weather and not their disabilities that ended the summit attempt.
The five men were all
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A federal jury in Southern California has convicted a former U.S. Marine of illegally possessing a chrome-plated AK-47 that may have once belonged to a member of Saddam Hussein's royal guard.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Allen Chiu said in