By BRADLEY KLAPPER and LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department said Tuesday it never concluded that the consulate attack in Libya stemmed from protests over an American-made video ridiculing Islam, raising further questions about why the Obama administration used
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - TITLE: "Big Bird"
LENGTH: 30 seconds.
AIRING: President Barack Obama's campaign said only that the ad will air nationally on broadcast and cable TV stations.
KEY IMAGES: Grim, "perp walk"-style photos of Bernie Madoff, Ken Lay and Dennis
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
VAN METER, Iowa (AP) - On a push to expose his softer side, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday revealed his intimate connection to the attack last month in eastern Libya that left four Americans dead.
Call it a case of mistaken Christmas
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
The presidential race is extremely close with just one month to go.
You can see it in the polls, which have tightened following President Barack Obama's listless performance in the debate with Mitt Romney. And you can see it in their campaign itineraries.
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney solely blamed President Barack Obama on Monday for potential defense cuts that Republicans in Congress worked out with the White House and Democrats and left the misimpression that Obama has ignored free trade
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
MIAMI, Okla. (AP) - A bright green duffel bag caught maintenance worker Ralph Smith's eye as he emptied trash in a bin at motel just off a major interstate in northeast Oklahoma.
Curious, he unzipped it. Inside were a pile of brown bottles with cloth
By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Tuesday warned that the U.S. mainland is within range of its missiles and said that Washington's recent agreement to let Seoul possess missiles capable of hitting all of the North shows the allies are plotting to
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - Josh Mandel, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, declines to take a stand on the 2009 bailout of the auto industry and reserves judgment on vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's plans for Medicare.
"I have not come out in
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The killings of more than 130 U.S. and allied forces by Afghan troops or those dressed like them is not deterring NATO countries from the war in Afghanistan, two senior U.S. defense officials said Tuesday.
As NATO defense ministers gather this
ATLANTA (AP) - Dick Pettys, a longtime political reporter for The Associated Press, has died. He was 66.
Matt Towery is CEO of InsiderAdvantage Georgia and a former boss of Pettys. Towery says he was told of Pettys' death by his son Richard Pettys Jr. Towery says Pettys died Monday after having