Mar 19, 2013 18:49 EDT
Could New York hold the record for most pot possession arrests? A new report out Tuesday said police there spent about a million hours taking offenders into custody between 2002 and 2012.
Mar 19, 2013 18:45 EDT
Seven US Marines were killed and seven more wounded when a mortar round exploded while still in its launch tube during a training exercise in Nevada, the military said Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 18:25 EDT
The number of detainees on hunger strike at Guantanamo military prison has nearly doubled since last week, officials at the detention center confirmed Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 17:54 EDT
He has taken on Nazi tomb raiders, Soviet spies and even Darth Vader's Death Star, but Hollywood legend Harrison Ford was cracking the whip Tuesday against a more potent domestic enemy: budget cuts.
Mar 19, 2013 17:08 EDT
President Barack Obama marked the tenth anniversary of the Iraq invasion on Tuesday by paying tribute to the sacrifice of US troops, but steered clear of the debate over the war's aftermath.
Mar 19, 2013 14:23 EDT
The United States said Tuesday it had seen "no evidence" that Syrian rebels have used chemical weapons and warned it would be "totally unacceptable" for the regime in Damascus to use such arms.
Mar 19, 2013 14:05 EDT
US President Barack Obama marked the tenth anniversary of the Iraq invasion on Tuesday by paying tribute to the "sacrifice" of US troops, but had few words for the Iraqi people.
Mar 19, 2013 14:03 EDT
The United States and United Nations on Tuesday warned Afghanistan that ensuring a credible presidential election next year would be "critical" to maintaining international support after 2014.
Mar 19, 2013 13:17 EDT
The speaker of the Cypriot parliament on Tuesday urged MPs to say "no to blackmail" in a vote on a eurozone bailout aimed at saving the Mediterranean island from bankruptcy.
Mar 19, 2013 12:38 EDT
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel on Tuesday, a day ahead of President Barack Obama's milestone visit, police said.
Mar 19, 2013 09:50 EDT
The United States said on Tuesday that it had completed a successful first mission to Myanmar since 2004 to search for the remains of missing American servicepeople.
Mar 19, 2013 07:14 EDT
Israeli forces on Tuesday razed four temporary structures in two West Bank settler outposts, police said, in an operation just 36 hours before a visit by US President Barack Obama.
Mar 19, 2013 04:39 EDT
North Korea has produced another video showing the United States under attack, this time with the White House and the US Capitol literally in the crosshairs.
Mar 19, 2013 03:01 EDT
Beijing and Washington have "enormous shared interests", China's new President Xi Jinping told the US Treasury chief on Tuesday in his first major diplomatic meeting since taking office.
Mar 19, 2013 01:46 EDT
Voter rights were back on the agenda at the Supreme Court as the nation's top court took up a controversial law that requires stringent proof of citizenship for voter registration.
Mar 19, 2013 00:10 EDT
US President Barack Obama will welcome four African leaders to Washington this month, the White House said.
Mar 18, 2013 17:06 EDT
US President Barack Obama urged Iran on Monday to take "immediate and meaningful steps" to move "toward an enduring, long-term settlement" with the world over its disputed nuclear program.
Mar 18, 2013 16:43 EDT
As part of an effort to rebound from its 2012 US election defeat, the Republican Party is rebooting its digital strategy to make better use of data, social media and other technology platforms.
Mar 18, 2013 16:30 EDT
The United States is struggling to track a fragmented Syrian opposition and has found it increasingly difficult to get a clear picture of rebel factions, the US military's top officer said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 16:14 EDT
The United States on Monday emphatically denied it was involved in any plot against Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles ahead of the April 14 presidential vote.