US army post shooting rampage leaves 13 dead

Author: AP The suspected shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, was on a ventilator and unconscious in a hospital after being shot four times during the sho…

Fort Hood shooting suspect Army major

Author: AP A law enforcement official said Hasan, believed to be in his late 30s, was killed after opening fire at Fort Hood. The official spoke on co…

Teaching unions considering boycott to ‘stop SATs in their tracks’

Author: By Richard Garner Mick Brookes, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), was speaking as both his organisation a…

Deadline for Guantanamo closure could be missed

Author: By Associated Press writers Senior administration officials said difficulties in completing the lengthy review of detainee files and resolving…

Obama ‘asks New York governor not to run’

Author: By Chris Michaud, Reuters The Obama administration is worried Paterson’s unpopularity could also drag down Democratic members of Congres…

US commander calls for new Afghanistan strategy

Author: AP US Defence Secretary Robert Gates, acknowledging bright spots but also “gloom and doom” in a new assessment of the war, said Mo…

The view from Tripoli: Celebrations greet the return of Megrahi

Author: By Peter Popham Earlier his 95-year-old mother, Hajma Fatma, told the Tripoli Post: “Eleven years I did not spend the holy month of Rama…

US launches another missile strike in Pakistan

Author: Associated Press Two officials put the death toll at 14. The latest missile attack came as the Taliban continued to deny their leader, Baitull…

Cash for Clunkers Suspended: Cash for Clunkers Stopped: Program out of money

The government’s $1 billion “cash for clunkers” program aimed at boosting stagnant auto sales is almost out of money, putting its fu…

Two officers killed in Mallorca car blast

Author: By Manuel Mielniezuk, Associated Press The cause of the blast in Mallorca was under investigation and a Civil Guard spokesman in Madrid could …