WASHINGTON (AP) - Two senior aides advising President Barack Obama on the latest developments in the Boston Marathon investigation are longtime friends who met during the shock and confusion of the Sept. 11 attacks. White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler and counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco have been leading the fight against... more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When Ben Berkowitz wanted some graffiti on his street cleaned up, he called the city. They put him on hold. As he sat there, he found himself thinking that his neighbors had probably called in with the same complaint, but he had no way of knowing.... more »
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States has launched a limited military action against Libya because the U.S. and its allies, as he puts it, "cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no mercy." From Brazil, Obama reiterated the U.S.... more »
The Fort Carson chaplain killed by an IED in Afghanistan earlier this week was the first Army chaplain to die in the line of duty since 1970.
Capt. Dale Goetz of the 4th Infantry Division was among five soldiers killed by an improvised bomb on Monday. A spokesman for... more »
A sequel to "The Dark Knight" will swoop into theaters in 2012.
Warner Bros. scheduled July 20, 2012, as the release date for the next installment of the Batman film franchise.
Director Christopher Nolan brought the Caped Crusader back to the big screen in 2005's "Batman Begins" and... more »
The U.S. military said on Tuesday that eight American troops have been killed in bomb attacks in southern Afghanistan, making October the deadliest month for U.S. forces in the eight-year Afghan war.
NATO said in a statement that an Afghan civilian working with its forces was killed in the... more »
Six more American military have been killed in southern Afghanistan. There's no word on their home posts. The Department of Defense says four soldiers were killed in Zabul province yesterday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb. Another soldier was shot to death in an insurgent attack.
Meanwhile, a... more »
NATO says a U.S. service member has died in Afghanistan from wounds suffered in an explosion. The service member died Tuesday after a bomb attack in southern Afghanistan on Monday. No other information has been released. The death, the first for the U.S. in September, comes after the close of... more »