- AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT Updated: May-26-15 11:06 pm
The Latest on weather: Third body pulled from swollen Blanco River; Texas death toll now 13
- US looking into whether hostage was kept by IS leader Updated: May-19-15 8:04 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating the possibility that the Islamic State militant leader killed Friday was the captor of American hostage Kayla Mueller for a time.
- Push to write new war powers for Obama stalls in Congress Updated: May-18-15 10:55 am
WASHINGTON - A move to write new war powers to authorize the Obama administration's 9-month-old battle against Islamic State militants has stalled in Congress. It might even be dead.
- She's in, she's out: Email misfire brings Senate confusion Updated: May-12-15 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON - It was the campaign kickoff that wasn't.
- New push to give Pentagon the lead on drone strikes Updated: May-08-15 10:26 am
WASHINGTON - The deaths of an Italian and an American in a covert CIA drone strike in Pakistan - and the rhetorical contortions required of the president when he informed the world - have breathed new urgency into a long-stalled plan to give the Pentagon primacy over targeted killing of terrorists overseas.