| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Baghdad -- Attackers killed at least 60 people in Iraq on Thursday in strikes that targeted Shiites and renewed fears of sectarian violence, authorities said.
The deadliest attack was a suicide bombing targeting Shiite pilgrims just west of the...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraq's troubled start to life without U.S. forces calls into question the Obama administration's assertion that it has wound down America's long war responsibly: at least 78 killed in blasts across the country in a single day last week,...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Egyptians vote in presidential election to rid nation of decades of dictatorship
CAIRO (AP) — Determined to end decades of authoritarian rule, millions of Egyptians waited patiently in long lines outside polling stations across the nation on...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Baghdad -- The vice president of Iraq -- the country's top Sunni politician -- pleaded for calm Monday following his death sentence in absentia, while lashing out at Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki over what he described as a politically motivated...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Nov 9, 2012
| 3:54 PM
David Petraeus achieved genuinely great things in his career, so his fall as CIA director over what he bluntly described in his resignation letter Friday as "extremely poor judgment … engaging in an extramarital affair" has the poignancy you...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Michael Muskal Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq on Monday as part of the formal end of the United States' combat role in Iraq, the White House announced. Biden will also hold talks with Iraqi officials, who have......
| Oct 21, 2011
| 5:00 PM
America's long and deeply unpopular war in Iraq will be over by year's end and all U.S. troops ""will definitely be home for the holidays," President Barack Obama declared Friday.
Stretching more than eight years, the war cost the United States heavily:...
| Nov 7, 2011
WASHINGTON — Barack Obama was a principled opponent of the Iraq War from its beginning. But when he became president in January 2009, he was handed a war that was won. The surge had succeeded. Al-Qaida in Iraq had been routed, driven to...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:34 AM
At Penn State, those in the know explained away Sandusky, or looked away
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The warning signs were there for more than a decade, disturbing indicators that Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was breaching...
| Jun 30, 2009
Iraqi troops had paraded in the street and waved the Iraqi flag in celebration of taking control of their cities from U.S. troops. But within hours, militants today mounted their first challenge to Iraq's new era with a car bombing that claimed the...