By ADAM GOLDMAN and CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - David Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then Afghanistan, abruptly resigned Friday as director of the CIA, admitting to an extramarital affair.
The affair was
By DONNA CASSATA and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 15 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over, and four Americans, including the ambassador, were dead.
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is telling Congress that the military did not have armed aircraft near Libya that could have helped defend against the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For 10 agonizing minutes, an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman was raped in the back of a Los Angeles County bus at rush hour as it rolled past a state park, shopping mall and cemetery while no one on board did anything to stop it.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Toy construction trucks have been pouring into the funeral home handling arrangements for a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild dog exhibit at the Pittsburgh zoo.
The parents of Maddox Derkosh requested the toys instead of flowers because their son liked
By TIA GOLDENBERGAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's defense minister said Iran has slowed the timetable for enriching enough uranium to build nuclear weapons, implying that Israel would have more time to decide whether to strike Iran's enrichment facilities.
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
It seems out of place: The president of the United States breaking down in tears as he thanked campaign workers for their tireless work for his re-election.
But Barack Obama isn't the only world leader unashamed to be seen crying in public - or simply unable
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Little Robina took her seat wearing a deep-red head covering and a nervous smile, ready to tell her story. She giggled as any 7-year-old in the spotlight might.
But when the questions began, what she recalled seemed
By BRIAN SKOLOFF and JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The pain was palpable, measured in silent stares in the courtroom between an emotionless murderer and wounded former congresswoman who looked her attempted killer in the eyes for the first time since he shot her in the
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid tribute Thursday to slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, calling him a "fallen hero" who understood that diplomacy requires taking risks.
About two months after Stevens and three other