| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:05 AM
As the nation marks Sunday's 10th anniversary of 9/11, these terrorist attacks have assumed a place in American history as the 21st century equivalent of the Pearl Harbor attack two generations earlier.
It's an event that millions of Americans will...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:50 PM
An Iraqi war veteran from Long Island, who was held in an Iraqi jail for three weeks, is ecstatic to be a free man.
“I’m thrilled to be home,” said Alex Antiohos, 32, who lives with is his wife in North Babylon. “I’m...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 1:28 PM
In his new memoir, Dick Cheney presents himself as someone who understood that the 9/11 attacks changed the world. Those attacks, he says, made it clear: "We had to do everything possible to be sure they (the terrorists) never got their hands on weapons...
| Jan 3, 2012
PARIS -- The opinion polls' forecast that Rep. Ron Paul would do well in the Iowa Republican caucus has surely not been evidence of a surge in Iowa of hostility to the Federal Reserve and to free trade. If Paul comes out at or close to the top in the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Baghdad -- Attackers killed at least 60 people in Iraq on Thursday in strikes that targeted Shiites and renewed fears of sectarian violence, authorities said.
The deadliest attack was a suicide bombing targeting Shiite pilgrims just west of the...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:34 AM
He said Saddam Hussein had "reconstituted nuclear weapons." He said Saddam was working with al-Qaida. He predicted U.S. troops occupying Iraq would be "greeted as liberators." Six months in to the occupation, after things went bad, he said there was...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraq's troubled start to life without U.S. forces calls into question the Obama administration's assertion that it has wound down America's long war responsibly: at least 78 killed in blasts across the country in a single day last week,...
| Jul 24, 2011
Retired Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, who became the first foreign-born chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and guided military and humanitarian efforts in the post-Cold War era of the 1990s, has died. He was 75.
Shalikashvili died Saturday...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 11:28 AM
SIRTE, Libya -- Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers. Libya's leader, a few dozen loyal bodyguards and the head of his now non-existent army Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, broke out of the two-month siege of his hometown...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 6:52 AM
(AP) — Officials in Libya’s transitional government said Moammar Gadhafi was captured and possibly killed Thursday when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown, Sirte, the last major bastion of resistance two months after the regime...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 10:16 AM
President Barack Obama said Friday the United States will fulfill its pledge to pull troops out of Iraq by the end of the year.
"As promised, the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year. After nearly nine years, America's war...
| Oct 24, 2011
In 1949, the communist takeover of China was the beginning of another campaign in the U.S.: Who lost China? It went on for years.
The failure to conclude an agreement to maintain U.S. troops in Iraq is already becoming grist for critics to blame the...