Topic: The Associated Press
White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan says authorities "have to presume" there might be more mail bombs like the ones pulled from planes in England and the United Arab Emirates.
10/31/2010 02:20 pm
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was behind the failed Christmas Day bomb attempt last year. US authorities believe the terrorist group is focusing on small-scale attacks against the West.
10/30/2010 03:18 pm
Iran Nuclear Program: The move, following a hiatus of more than a year, was anticipated in the wake of an invitation to the Iranian leadership last month by chief EU envoy Catherine Ashton and following repeated statements by Tehran officials that they were ready for talks.
10/29/2010 05:52 pm
Since the recession's end in June 2009, legal and illegal immigrants posted a net gain of 656,000 jobs, while native-born Americans lost 1.2 million, says a Pew Hispanic Center report.
10/29/2010 04:38 pm
Mount Merapi volcano erupted again on Thursday, spewing hot gas and ashes. Elsewhere, rescuers raised the death toll from Monday's tsunami to 343, with more than 300 people still missing.
10/28/2010 09:53 am
The Federal Reserve is expected to approve a program of quantitative easing at a meeting next week. Experts on monetary policy are divided over whether the plan will work buoy the economy.
10/27/2010 06:11 pm
Rescue groups are gathering clothing, soap, and tarps for the Indonesia tsunami victims. Transporting aid to the remote islands has proven more difficult.
10/27/2010 04:33 pm
Californians vote next week on whether to legalize recreational marijuana use. The presidents of Colombia and Mexico on Tuesday called Prop. 19 'confusing' and 'inconsistent.'
10/27/2010 10:59 am
Indonesians once again are having to cope with the hazards of living on a geologically restless archipelago. On Monday, an earthquake generated a tsunami, and a volcano erupted on Tuesday.
10/26/2010 08:22 pm
As the election Tuesday approaches, President Obama is increasing his rhetoric against the GOP party, though numbers still look grim for the Democrats.
10/25/2010 11:37 pm