By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - European finance ministers inched toward strengthening their banking sectors and the management of their economies at a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday, but put off decisions on comprehensive solutions to the region's
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A former Texas college student from Saudi Arabia was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for trying to make a bomb for use in a religious attack, possibly targeting a former U.S. president.
Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari was sentenced in Amarillo,
By REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A gang war that appears to have taken over parts of an Idaho private prison is spilling into the federal courts, with some inmates contending prison officials are ceding control to gang leaders in an effort to save money on staffing.
By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The United Arab Emirates set stricter Internet monitoring and enforcement codes Tuesday that include giving authorities wider leeway to crack down on Web activists for offenses such as mocking the country's rulers or calling
By BRIAN MURPHY and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Nearly 20 months into the Syrian uprising, President Bashar Assad's message to the world has been nothing if not consistent: His military is strong, his enemies are mere terrorists and he will prevail in the end.
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Tuesday:
1. WHAT PETRAEUS THOUGHT OF THREATENING EMAILS
Friends say the then-CIA director was shocked when he learned his mistress was warning another woman to stay away from
YAHOO.COM - The total solar eclipse on Tuesday (Nov. 13) may only be visible from slivers of northern Australia and a swathe of open ocean, but you don't have to make an epic journey see the dramatic celestial event.
Several different organizations will webcast live views of the total
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's largest greenhouse gas emitters will begin buying permits in a landmark "cap-and-trade" system designed to control emissions of heat-trapping gases and to spur investment in clean technologies.
The program is the most wide-
By FRANK ELTMAN and MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - Two weeks after Superstorm Sandy, while most utilities have restored electricity to nearly all their customers, there was one glaring exception Monday: a Long Island power company with more outages - almost 60,000
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to request $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, which heavily damaged parts of New York City and Long Island, he said Monday.
The administration will seek a supplemental appropriation to cover