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
ATLANTA (AP) - Dick Pettys, a longtime political reporter for The Associated Press who was a fixture at the Georgia state capitol for more than three decades, died Monday. He was 66.
Pettys died Monday evening after having a massive heart attack at the home where he had retired in Clarksville,
By DON SCHANCHE Jr.Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Dick Pettys, a longtime political reporter for The Associated Press who was a fixture at the Georgia state Capitol for more than three decades and a well-respected mentor to other journalists, died Monday. He was 66.
He died following a massive
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 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