By SUSANNE M. SCHAFERAssociated Press Writer
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Four letters from a courageous South Carolina soldier who tried to tell his family about the fearsome battles that raged around him in Vietnam were returned to his family Saturday, some 40 years after he was
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Institute of Medicine recommended Friday that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan undergo annual screening for post-traumatic stress disorder and that federal agencies conduct more research to determine how well the various
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - War games this month showcased missiles with improved accuracy and firing capabilities, Iranian media reports said Friday, an apparent response to stepped up Western moves against Iran's nuclear program.
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
TULTITLAN, Mexico (AP) - Deported from the United States after years working construction in New Jersey, Hector Augusto Lopez decided to rebuild his life in his hometown in eastern Honduras.
He found a steady job in a shoe store in Catacamas. Then, in March,
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's Democratic leader insisted on Thursday that if House Republicans desperately want to avert automatic cuts to the military, they have to compromise and make tax increases part of any solution.
In a biting letter to the GOP members
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - The Hawaii Air National Guard said Tuesday one of its pilots briefly experienced an oxygen deficit while flying an F-22 stealth fighter last week.
The pilot was heading back to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from a routine training sortie when
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People says its newest battle is really an old one.
This year's NAACP national convention, which kicks off this weekend in Houston, is focusing on voter
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - Scientists at the world's biggest atom smasher hailed the discovery of "the missing cornerstone of physics" Wednesday, cheering the apparent end of a decades-long quest for a new subatomic particle called the Higgs boson, or "
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) - He's arguably Maine's best-known native son, right up there with Civil War general Joshua Chamberlain, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and horror writer Stephen King. To his customers, he was simply known as "L.L
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ending a bitter seven-month standoff, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized to Pakistan on Tuesday for the killing of 24 Pakistani troops last fall and won in return the reopening of critical