By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times in EDT):
1. EMBASSY OFFICIAL WARNED STATE DEPT. BEFORE LIBYA ATTACK
He is expected to tell a House panel at noon that he pleaded for more security before the
By SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq officially stepped back on Wednesday from its ambitious plans to more than triple its oil production by 2017, but it remains more optimistic than the world's leading global energy monitor about how fast and how high it can boost output
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is launching a new mobile app to provide access to the president's public documents and activities.
The U.S. Government Printing Office and the National Archives' Office of the Federal Register developed the Presidential Documents app. It's launching
By NANCY ARMOURAP National Writer
FLINT, Mich. (AP) - The ferociousness that won Claressa Shields an Olympic gold medal melted away as she climbed on the podium to claim it.
She giggled and grinned as she caressed it, the prettiest thing the 17-year-old boxer ever had. She shimmied and bounced
By SUZAN FRASERAssociated Press
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish jets on Wednesday forced a Syrian passenger plane to land at Ankara airport on suspicion that it might be carrying weapons or other military equipment, amid heightened tensions between Turkey and Syria that have sparked fears of a
By DAN JOLING and MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Inupiat Eskimo villagers in a small Alaska community are facing six long months of melting ice and snow nearly every time they want to cook a meal or bathe, after freezing temperatures hit before workers could fill the
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California man behind the anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East denied Wednesday that he violated terms of his probation for a 2010 bank fraud conviction by using aliases and lying about his role in the movie.
By REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Three former dairy workers with Idaho's largest dairy operation have been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after undercover video shot by an animal rights group showed workers stomping, dragging and beating cows inside a milking
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - South Korean security officials screened a man with a bulletproof vest before he got on a flight to Los Angeles, but a banned smoke grenade made it through in his checked luggage, along with a cache of knives, handcuffs
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A day after embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi was able to avoid losing his job, the district attorney questioned his ability to oversee the department while on probation for a criminal conviction in a domestic violence case that