By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department on Saturday ordered the departure of all family members and non-essential U.S. government personnel from its embassies in Sudan and Tunisia and warned U.S. citizens against any travel to the two countries due to security
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - When 17-year-old Alondra Esquivel needs to get from her rural central California home to classes at Fresno State University 20 miles away, she must rely on rides from her relatives or her boyfriend.
Most Californians her age can drive.
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Objections by Sudan's government have held up the security mission of an elite Marine team that the U.S. planned to send to Khartoum, a U.S. official said Saturday.
As a result, the deployment has been delayed and possibly curtailed,
By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) - From as far away as Minnesota, Colorado and Ohio they came, more than 30 members of the Bloss and Mitchell families who converged on the hallowed Civil War fighting grounds of rural Maryland.
John McKnight Bloss, now 81, had just
By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Tens of thousands of people from all over Spain rallied in the capital Saturday against punishing austerity measures enacted by the government, which is trying to save the country from financial collapse.
Large anti-austerity protests also took
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama paid tribute to the Americans killed in Libya and denounced the violence and anti-U.S. mob protests apparently sparked by an anti-Muslim video made in the United States.
Among the four killed was Chris Stevens, the first U
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The new international envoy tasked with ending Syria's civil war summed up his first foray to Damascus Saturday with a startling and frank admission that he still has no plan for stopping the bloodshed which he warned
By AYA BATRAWY and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Al-Qaida's most active branch in the Middle East called for more attacks on U.S. embassies Saturday to "set the fires blazing," seeking to co-opt outrage over an anti-Muslim film even as the wave of protests that swept 20 countries
By JASON KEYSER and TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Thousands of striking Chicago public school teachers and their allies packed a city park Saturday in a boisterous show of force as union leaders and the district tried to work out the details of an agreement that could end a week-
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is sending more spies, Marines and drones to Libya, trying to speed the search for those who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, but the investigation is complicated by a chaotic security picture in the post-