Air Force: Stowaway triggers security review

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The Air Force secretary says something obviously "fell through the cracks" in the security of a military cargo plane that allowed a young boy to stow away and die in a compartment near the landing gear.

First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Michelle Obama is calling on young African leaders to change longtime "attitudes and beliefs" that harm girls and women.

US blacklists North Korean shipping companies

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted two North Korean shipping companies that operated a ship seized by Panama last year for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba.

Ex-Blackwater guard testifies against colleagues

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

A former Blackwater security guard said Wednesday that he decided to tell the truth about his role in the shootings of 32 Iraqis because he wants to move on with his life, even though it means he probably will go to prison.

US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The White House condemned the shelling Wednesday of a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip that was sheltering Palestinians displaced by the fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.

Pass the salt: Breakfast with Paul Ryan

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Will the GOP’s number-two on the 2012 ticket look to head it in 2016?

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed President Barack Obama's health care program website last fall, officials told The Associated Press.

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday.

Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

Honour ad: GOP governor rivals 'making excuses'

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Business executive Scott Honour stresses the outsider theme in a new radio ad that accuses his Republican primary rivals of "making excuses" and "empty promises."