By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's not much President Barack Obama can do to boost the economy in the next five months, and that alone might cost him the November election. But on a range of social issues, Obama is bypassing Congress and
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a decade of costly conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American way of war is evolving toward less brawn, more guile.
Drone aircraft spy on and attack terrorists
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a lawsuit by an American civilian translator who says he was thrown in prison in Iraq for nine months without explanation by U.S. officials.
The translator, whose real
By The Associated Press
IRAQ RISING: Iraq's expanding oil production could complicate OPEC's efforts to influence world prices as the country re-emerges as a major player after 20 years on the sidelines.
NEW BALANCE: Analysts say Iraq's new clout is
By KAY JOHNSONAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's rapidly expanding oil production is likely to complicate OPEC's efforts to influence world prices as the country re-emerges as a major player after 20 years on the sidelines due to sanctions and strife
By CALVIN WOODWARD and TOM RAUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama accused Republicans of paying for wars "on the nation's credit card" even though he has used the same plastic for the same purpose, and for many others. Mitt Romney defied logic and
By BILL KACZORAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - All five airmen aboard an Air Force CV-22 Osprey were hospitalized after the tilt-rotor aircraft with a checkered safety record crashed in the Florida Panhandle, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, their
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Not that they're a step away from the poor house, but some of Mitt Romney's potential vice presidential running mates are grappling with the same financial issues as many other Americans.
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - A soldier was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole for the 2010 slayings of two Army roommates, both shot at a U.S. base camp in Iraq hours after the suspect complained their room was too messy.
A military jury at Fort