By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, requested - and received - a four-month extension of a 16-member security team, a February request that showed just how dangerous the situation in the country had become for American diplomats.
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - For Rep. Scott Rigell and other Republican House freshmen, groundskeeper Beth Richardson is a dream voter. Sanitation truck driver Jerry Brown is a nightmare.
"For some reason I want to give this guy a chance," Richardson, 53, a supporter
By TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Illinois man with a long history of mental illness has been charged with plotting to attack dozens of churches after a hotel maintenance worker in Oklahoma spotted the makings of Molotov cocktails in a trash bin and alerted police.
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
In turning to foreign policy, Mitt Romney is playing to a traditionally Republican strength while trying to build on momentum from his winning performance in last week's presidential debate.
He's also resurrecting an old GOP theme: that President Barack Obama
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In 2002, a New York City street gang crashed a christening party, shouted out their superiority, confronted a rival and started a fight that left a 10-year-old girl dead and someone else paralyzed.
On Tuesday, New York's top court will
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran says it has successfully blocked a cyberattack on the computer network of its offshore drilling platforms, a semiofficial news agency reported Monday.
The report by ISNA quoted Mohammad Reza Golshani, IT head of Iran's state offshore oil company, as blaming Israel for
NBCNEWS.COM - The uncle of a bride died and three people were arrested at a Philadelphia hotel Sunday after a fight broke out between dozens of guests from two wedding parties forcing police to use batons and a Taser to end the melee.
Investigators tell NBC10 about 75 to 100 people were
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall also beat the girl so badly that she suffered bleeding on her brain, a doctor testified Monday during the mother's sentencing hearing.
Elizabeth Escalona faces up to
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A man was charged in connection with a large brawl that broke out among people attending two different wedding receptions in downtown Philadelphia during the weekend, police said Monday.
The fight, which was caught on video and quickly
By NINIEK KARMINIAssociated Press
BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Ten years after terrorist attacks at two Bali nightclubs killed more than 200 people, mostly foreign tourists, Indonesia has won international praise for its counterterrorism efforts. Militant organizations have been fractured and many of