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Gun control opponents 'will pay a price?
18 Jun 2013 at 4:40am
Americans aren't on the side of lawmakers opposed to reforms, Biden says.
As G8 wraps up, Cameron sends surprising tweet
18 Jun 2013 at 1:42pm
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) ? Well, that was close. Or was it? Shortly after wrapping up one of the most peaceful Group of Eight summits in recent memory, Prime Minister David Cameron let a cat out of the bag.
FBI offers reward for information on 2008 Times Square bomber
18 Jun 2013 at 10:43am
The FBI and the New York City Police Department announced on Tuesday an award of up to $65,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the suspect or suspects behind the unsolved 2008 bombing of the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square. Additionally, the FBI released videos of the key suspect [...]
Military plans would put women in most combat jobs
18 Jun 2013 at 1:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A top general says cultural, social and behavioral concerns may be bigger hurdles than physical fitness requirements for women looking to move into the military's special operations units.
US, Taliban to start talks on ending Afghan war
18 Jun 2013 at 12:37pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's security to the Afghan army and police.
NSA director says plot against Wall Street foiled
18 Jun 2013 at 1:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence ? a set-piece for supporters of the spying.
House committee takes up tough immigration bill
18 Jun 2013 at 10:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A key committee in the Republican-led House moved Tuesday toward approving a tough enforcement-focused immigration bill, over objections from Democrats and disruptions from protesters shouting "Shame, shame, shame!"
G-8 seeks unity on Syrian peace talks, tax evasion
18 Jun 2013 at 1:47pm
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) ? President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other G-8 leaders attempted to speak with one voice Tuesday on seeking a negotiated Syrian peace settlement ? yet couldn't publicly agree on whether this means President Bashar Assad must go.
Syrian warplanes strike rebel posts in Aleppo
18 Jun 2013 at 12:03pm
BEIRUT (AP) ? Syrian warplanes struck rebel positions near a besieged military air base and other rebel-held areas in the country's north Tuesday as regime forces stepped up attacks against opposition fighters in the key province of Aleppo, activists said.
House takes up far-reaching anti-abortion bill
18 Jun 2013 at 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Republican-led House on Tuesday sought to shore up their support from conservatives with a vote on one of the most far-reaching anti-abortion bills in years.
Turkey's 'standing man' launches new protest wave
18 Jun 2013 at 11:49am
ISTANBUL (AP) ? After weeks of sometimes violent confrontation with police, protesters in Turkey have found what could be a more potent form of resistance: standing still.
Chrysler expected to formally refuse Jeep recall
18 Jun 2013 at 10:07am
DETROIT (AP) ? In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
Bombing at Pakistani funeral kills 29
18 Jun 2013 at 9:54am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) ? A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of hundreds of mourners attending a funeral in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing 29 people. Among the dead was a newly elected lawmaker who may have been the target, authorities said.
With Samsung, Jay-Z's business continues to boom
18 Jun 2013 at 10:01am
NEW YORK (AP) ? He really is more than a businessman.
G-8 advances on Syrian peace talks, tax evasion
18 Jun 2013 at 1:23pm
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) ? President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other G-8 leaders attempted to speak with one voice Tuesday on seeking a negotiated Syrian peace settlement ? yet couldn't publicly agree whether this means President Bashar Assad must go.