By GREG RISLING and LINDA DEUTSCHAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East agreed to spend a year in federal prison for unrelated probation violations, but afterward issued a statement that appeared to reinforce
By The Associated Press
The latest on the fallout from Superstorm Sandy, which hit the East Coast last week, and a new wintry storm that hit the Northeast.
- WEATHER: A new storm blanketed much of the Northeast with several inches of snow, including more than a foot in parts of New Jersey and
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Employees at a California chicken-processing plant returned to work Thursday as new information surfaced about the psychological history of the ex-convict who police say shot four of his co-workers before killing himself.
A Fresno County
By FRANK ELTMAN and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming down his street Thursday and started to wave in anticipation. But they just cruised past his house and kept on going.
He hung his head in resignation.
"The thing that
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The long slog has turned into a sprint. President Barack Obama's health care law survived the Supreme Court and the election; now the uninsured can sign up for coverage in about 11 months.
Even the government's top-ranking
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Now that his re-election is secured, President Barack Obama has a freer hand to deal with a world of familiar problems in fresh ways, from toughening America's approach to Iran and Syria while potentially engaging other
By The Associated Press
"I am waiting for the locusts and pestilence next. We may take a setback in the next 24 hours." - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie after a nor'easter pounded the New York metro area just days after Superstorm Sandy devastated the region.
"It's harder for the
By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Taking little time to celebrate, President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an upcoming showdown with congressional Republicans over taxes, deficits and the impending "fiscal cliff." House
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Candidates approving this message have been at it for two years in Wisconsin, along with the robocalls, angry commercials, emails begging for campaign donations and glossy political mail.
Think you had it bad over the last few months? Don't
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Syrian opposition leaders say they have made progress toward forging a broad-based leadership group sought by the international community.
Riad Seif, the author of the proposal, says the main opposition bloc, the Syrian National Council, deferred a decision until after a final