- Thailand awaits king's word on political conflict Updated: Dec-04-13 10:29 pm
- Former Carter adviser Eugene Eidenberg dies at 74 Updated: Dec-04-13 8:40 pm
- Looting ends as Argentine police strike resolved Updated: Dec-04-13 3:24 pm
- Christie taps chief of staff O'Dowd for AG's job Updated: Dec-02-13 7:03 pm
- Kan. Gov. appoints new ag director Updated: Dec-02-13 1:28 pm
- Lawmakers boot Somalia prime minister from office Updated: Dec-02-13 12:50 pm
- Holidays bring annual pay bump for Pa. officials Updated: Nov-25-13 3:29 pm
- Interior Sec. Jewell signs tribal agreement in OK Updated: Nov-25-13 1:58 pm
- Iran nuclear deal fuels anger, jitters in Mideast Updated: Nov-24-13 5:39 pm
- Correction: Israel-Politics story Updated: Nov-24-13 10:36 am
- Mass. US senators defend votes on filibuster rule Updated: Nov-24-13 10:14 am
- When presidents die, power transfer can be fraught Updated: Nov-23-13 3:30 pm
- Senate committee OKs Homeland Security nominee Updated: Nov-20-13 11:33 am
- Gates chokes up at Ballmer's shareholder goodbye Updated: Nov-19-13 3:16 pm
- Argentine president back at work, shuffles Cabinet Updated: Nov-18-13 9:41 pm
- Va. governor-elect reappoints finance chief Updated: Nov-18-13 3:42 pm
- Bennett to kick off race for Arizona governor Updated: Nov-12-13 8:27 am
- Mass. veterans, families honored at Statehouse Updated: Nov-11-13 3:10 pm
- Sen. Graham not backing down on Benghazi demands Updated: Nov-10-13 9:56 pm
- AG candidate Smitherman: Aborted would vote GOP Updated: Nov-09-13 4:49 pm
- Ghana: President sacks minister after leaked tape Updated: Nov-09-13 11:56 am
- Obama nominates White for federal judgeship in Mo. Updated: Nov-08-13 5:31 pm
- Former lawmaker Warren Tolman running for Mass. AG Updated: Nov-07-13 9:59 am
- Brown names staffer as new state labor secretary Updated: Nov-06-13 5:44 pm
- Israeli ex-foreign minister cleared in graft trial Updated: Nov-06-13 2:55 pm
BANGKOK - Thailand put politics aside Thursday to honor the country's revered monarch, as people of all political persuasions waited to hear if their king would offer advice in his annual birthday speech to help resolve a crisis that divided the nation.
SANTA MONICA, California - Eugene Eidenberg, a Silicon Valley executive who was a top adviser to President Jimmy Carter and had important roles in the U.S. telecommunications industry, has died. He was 74.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A sit-in by police seeking pay raises in Argentina's second-largest city prompted hours of looting, robberies, injuries and vigilante mobs trying to protect their neighborhoods before the provincial government agreed to the officers' demands and peace returned to the streets Wednesday. Three deaths were reported amid the violence in Cordoba and a copycat effort to loot a store outside the nation's capital.
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie is nominating his chief of staff to be the state's next attorney general.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Gov. Sam Brownback has named a deputy Kansas secretary of agriculture to lead the department.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Lawmakers in Somalia voted Monday to oust the country's prime minister and his Cabinet after 14 months in office.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials - including Gov. Tom Corbett - will see a few hundred dollars more in salary in 2014, unless they decline it.
SHAWNEE, Oklahoma - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell signed an agreement Monday with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation that gives them greater control of their trust land.
JERUSALEM - Israel's prime minister harshly condemned the international community's nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday while Saudi Arabia remained conspicuously quiet, reflecting the jitters felt throughout the Middle East over Iran's acceptance on the global stage.
JERUSALEM - In a story Nov. 22 about the new head of Israel's Labor Party, The Associated Press reported erroneously that outgoing party leader Shelly Yachimovich was the first woman to lead the party. Former Prime Minister Golda Meir also served as head of the Labor Party from 1969-1974. A corrected version of the story is below:
BOSTON - Massachusetts' two U.S. senators are defending their support of a key change to the Senate's filibuster rule.
NEW YORK - As President John F. Kennedy lay dying 50 years ago at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Vice President Lyndon Johnson was hurried into a small room in Minor Medicine, where he stood silently against a wall. After a wait of some 35 minutes, presidential aide Kenneth O'Donnell entered and approached Johnson, who had been two cars behind Kennedy when the shots were fired in Dealey Plaza.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security Department is one step closer to joining the Cabinet after winning support from a Senate committee.
LOS ANGELES - Microsoft chairman Bill Gates choked up while reading from prepared remarks during Steve Ballmer's final shareholders meeting as chief executive.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - President Cristina Fernandez returned to work Monday after six weeks of rest from skull surgery, and quickly remade her Cabinet with appointments suggesting she may tighten her grip on the economy and take an even harder line in Argentine debt negotiations.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe reappointed Ric Brown to the state's finance chief Monday and named three veteran Democratic policy advisers to top administration posts.
PHOENIX - Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett plans to formally announce his candidacy for governor.
BOSTON - Gold Star families received bouquets of roses, a candle was lit in honor of the missing in action and prisoners of war, and two World War II veterans received the French Legion of Honor Medal as Massachusetts paused to pay tribute to military members past and present.
WASHINGTON - A Republican senator said Sunday he won't back down from blocking President Barack Obama's nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and homeland security secretary in a long-running dispute over the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas attorney general hopeful Barry Smitherman turned some heads when he suggested this summer that many aborted fetuses might have voted Republican had they been born.
ACCRA, Ghana - Ghana's president has fired his deputy communications minister after a leaked recording in which she said she wanted to make 1 million dollars.
ST. LOUIS - Former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Ronnie White has been nominated for a seat on the U.S. District Court again.
BOSTON - Former state Sen. Warren Tolman entered the race for attorney general on Thursday, making him the third Democrat to seek the office currently held by Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Martha Coakley.
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown is naming a new secretary of labor to replace his appointee to the position, the retiring Marty Morgenstern.
JERUSALEM - Hard-line politician Avigdor Lieberman looks set to emerge as a new and unpredictable player in U.S.-backed Mideast peace efforts after being cleared in a corruption trial on Wednesday, further complicating an already troubled negotiating climate with the Palestinians.