December 14, 2011 RSS feed / World

Panetta: U.S. at turning point in Afghan war

PAKTIKA, Afghanistan Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, standing less than 34 miles from the Pakistan border, told U. S. More...

Gunman terrorizes Belgian city

LIEGE, Belgium ( AP) — The body of a woman has been found in the garage of a grenade- lobbing gunman, bringing to four the number of people killed in an attack in the city of Liege, officials said today. More...

US urges ban on phone use while driving

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ren Bishop is one of many American drivers who texts, tweets and talks on her cellphone while she’s behind the wheel — and thinks it should be up to drivers to use their discretion when it comes to safety. More...

Police: Fake bills were simple photocopies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — It didn’t take special training for workers in South Dakota to spot the fake $20 bills that were being passed off as real money this week. Police say the phony bills were simply low-tech color photocopies. More...

Syracuse coach accuser jailed in Maine

LEWISTON ( AP) — A Maine man who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him and is himself facing molestation charges has been arrested for violating bail conditions. More...