| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:03 AM
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate Monday night, accusing him of "wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map." The Republican coolly responded,...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:02 PM
On a swift, secretive trip to the war zone, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that after years of sacrifice the U.S. combat role in Afghanistan is winding down just as the war in Iraq has ended.
“There’s a light on the horizon,&...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As slogans go, President Barack Obama’s promise of the “light of a new day” in Afghanistan isn’t nearly as catchy as the “Mission Accomplished” banner on the USS Abraham Lincoln the day President...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:46 AM
President Barack Obama is right about one thing: The American people are weary of war. They are weary of an Afghan war that began righteously, in pursuit of the evil-doers who plotted the 9/11 terrorist assault, but whose capital was frittered away with...
| May 19, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Three men charged with conspiring to commit domestic terrorism during the NATO summit were plotting to attack President Obama's Chicago campaign headquarters, the Chicago mayor's home and police stations, authorities said Saturday.
A police investigation...
| May 19, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Many of the world's leaders are now in Chicago, and Sunday morning, they'll be at McCormick Place, where talks begin on a number of issues with the war in Afghanistan and the European economy, highest on the list.
Like a well-choreographed dance,...
| May 20, 2012
| 7:30 PM
A standoff between police and anti-war demonstrators near the NATO summit at McCormick Place left several protesters bloodied and led to dozens of arrests, as delegates gathered for the first of two days of meetings.
The confrontation, which flared up...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Robin Gibb, co-founder of Bee Gees who defined disco era, dies at 62 after long cancer battle
LONDON (AP) — With his carefully tended hair, tight trousers and perfect harmonies, Robin Gibb, along with his brothers Maurice and Barry, defined the...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:59 PM
President Obama and other world leaders focused on the war in Afghanistan Monday morning at the NATO summit meeting at McCormick Place.
Monday morning's meeting began about 15 minutes later than planned. World leaders, chatting before the opening...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:34 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A doctor who helped the CIA hunt down Osama bin Laden was convicted Wednesday of conspiring against the state and sentenced to 33 years in prison, adding new strains to an already deeply troubled relationship between the U....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Washington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...