CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Air Force has launched a rocket from Cape Canaveral carrying a top-secret satellite for the United States. The unmanned Atlas V rocket rose from its seaside Florida pad on Wednesday morning. On board was a satellite belonging to the National
By BY PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pentagon officials say as many as three U.S. troops and 15 Afghans may have been killed in a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan.
Officials spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because details of
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Officials postponed declaring a winner in Egypt's disputed election on Wednesday, sending political tensions soaring as the country awaited its first new president in three decades.
Adding to the confusion and
By DONNA BRYSONAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A Rwandan general who was once a top aide to Rwandan President Paul Kagame but now is among his most prominent critics said Thursday that Kagame ordered the killing of the previous president that sparked Rwanda's 1994
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Once Santa Maria police discovered one of their own was possibly having sex with a 17-year-old girl they set up a ruse to get him to cop to the crime.
The decision to draw out a confession from Officer Alberto
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Say you're sorry. That's what the Pakistani government says it wants from the United States in order to jump-start a number of initiatives between the two countries that would help the hunt for al-Qaida in
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
She's been a constant, if silent, presence by Jerry Sandusky's side.
Dottie Sandusky had not spoken publicly in more than six months until taking the witness stand Tuesday to proclaim her husband's innocence in his child sex-abuse trial.
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - One of the more unusual arrest warrants in U.S. history was issued Tuesday when a federal judge authorized the Department of Homeland Security to seize a dinosaur from an art storage company. There's no need for handcuffs
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The head of the U.N. observer mission in Syria said Tuesday that U.N. forces have come under fire multiple times recently but are committed to staying in the strife-torn country.
Maj. Gen. Robert
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Texas truck driver arrested with ammunition at the Mexican border was trying to make an unauthorized U-turn when a Mexican customs agent ordered him to enter an inspection area, the agent told a judge in Ciudad Juarez