| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Japan will shoot down any part of the long-range rocket that North Korea plans to launch next month that enters its territory, the Japanese defense minister, Naoki Tanaka, said Friday.
Speaking at a news conference, Tanaka said he had issued the official...
| Apr 1, 2012
Whenever you hear about a psychic being arrested, the natural question is: Why didn't she see that coming? Conservatives who raise dire alarms about what will happen in Barack Obama's second term face a similar problem. They need him to lose so their...
| Apr 2, 2012
"On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. … This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility."
Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, open mic,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:20 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Friday, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere and fell into the sea.
The launch drew condemnation from United...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 5:26 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean space officials said Tuesday all assembly and preparations for this week's planned satellite launch have been completed and denied it is a cover for a missile test.
Space officials told reporters at a news...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:12 AM
BATH, Maine (AP) — An enormous, expensive and technology-laden warship that some Navy leaders once tried to kill because of its cost is now viewed as an important part of the Obama administration’s Asia-Pacific strategy, with advanced...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 7:59 PM
NORTH KOREA -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, an enigmatic leader who had led the reclusive state for nearly two decades, has died, according to news reports Sunday. He was believed to be 69.
According to his official biography, Kim was born in...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:07 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Koreans marched by the thousands Monday to their capital's landmarks to mourn Kim Jong Il, many crying uncontrollably and flailing their arms in grief over news of their "dear leader's" death.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:28 AM
GOP race shifts to SC as Romney eyes a rare sweep of early primaries; rivals in blocking mode
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Next up, South Carolina. And it's shaping up to be a dogfight.
The Republican presidential race turns to this state Wednesday as Mitt...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Robert M. Stock, a retired electrical engineer and FBI fingerprint pioneer whose work led to the establishment of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at his Severna Park home.
He was 83.