Last week, Adm. Mike Mullen, the departing head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sat in front of Congress, where he described the Haqqani Network as a "veritable arm of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency."
Bahrain's special security court handed down a death sentence Thursday for a protester who killed a policeman at an anti-government rally and gave lengthy sentences to doctors and nurses who treated injured protesters.A government statement said the man was given the ultimate penalty for "intentiona
Thousands of craft beer makers, distributors and just plain beer fans are descending on downtown Denver Thursday for the start of the annual Great American Beer Festival.The event's 40,000 public tickets sold out in just a few days — an indication of how well this growing industry is doing even in a
Germany's parliament approved a plan Thursday to expand the power of a European bailout fund for troubled countries that use the euro.The Bundestag, or lower house, passed the bill 523-85 in a vote considered one of the biggest in Chancellor Angela Merkel's career.Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle
California is days away from launching a dramatic shift in the way it handles criminal offenders: Starting in October, the state will redirect tens of thousands of nonviolent felons away from state prisons to local facilities.The state's plan is called "realignment."