John McCain

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Hillary Clinton urges students to participate

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton teamed up with Arizona Sen. John McCain at the start of an annual meeting of college students on Friday, putting on stage a former president, a onetime […]

03/21/2014

Dec. 19, 2013: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel takes questions as he briefs reporters at the Pentagon in Washington.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Military pension cuts now unsure; changes likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon’s top civilian says it’s time to tame burgeoning military personnel costs, but he’s facing a test of wills with the nation’s powerful veterans groups, which want no cut in their […]

12/23/2013

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28-year sentence in Ohio in $100M charity scam

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge handed down a 28-year prison sentence Monday to a man convicted of masterminding a $100 million, cross-country Navy veterans charity fraud. Judge Steven Gall also ordered the defendant, who identifies […]

12/16/2013

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew

Little appetite for another shutdown, but alternative elusive

WASHINGTON (AP) – Key figures in both parties are insisting that a sequel to the government shutdown must be avoided. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the impasse pushed the nation to the brink of defaut […]

10/20/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers players celebrate in the Chase Field pool after the Dodgers clinched the NL West title with a 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Dodgers make big splash in Arizona celebration

PHOENIX (AP) — How dare the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate in “our” swimming pool? That was the general sentiment of indignation after Adrian Gonzalez and 20 or so other Dodgers left the champagne-soaked visitors’ clubhouse […]

09/20/2013

U.S. Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks with constituents during a town hall meeting at the Burton Barr Central Library on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

Crowd at McCain town hall opposes Syria action

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain faced a tough crowd largely opposed to military action in Syria during a town hall meeting Thursday in Phoenix. The Republican senator repeatedly told about 150 constituents at […]

09/05/2013

This citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrians search under rubble to rescue people from houses that were destroyed by a Syrian government warplane, in Idlib province, northern Syria, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. ( AP Photo/Edlib News Network ENN)

US officials: US considers training Syria rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would greatly expand the current CIA training […]

09/05/2013

President Barack Obama makes a statement about the crisis in Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama seeks support for Syria strike at G-20

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing roadblocks at home and abroad, President Barack Obama this week plans to urge reluctant world leaders to back an American-led strike against Syria even though the prospects for military action depend […]

09/03/2013

In this photo provided by CBS News, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks about the U.S. response to Syria on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/CBS News, Chris Usher)

Obama seeks Syria support from former foe McCain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, seeking a congressional endorsement for U.S. military intervention in civil war-wracked Syria, is inviting two leading Capitol Hill foreign policy hawks to the White House in efforts to sell […]

09/02/2013

Syrian refugees arrive at the Turkish Cilvegozu gate border, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. Routine prevailed at a US-Turkish airbase in southern Turkey on Monday, a day after the US alleged that sarin gas was used in an August chemical weapons attack in Syria. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

UN: 5 million displaced inside Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — International aid to Syrians uprooted by civil war is a “drop in the sea” of what is needed, a top U.N. official said Monday, estimating that five million Syrians have been […]

09/02/2013

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