Afghan Election Commission Orders Nov. 7 Runoff

The Obama administration expects Afghan President Hamid Karzai to concede Tuesday that he fell short of the 50 percent vote share in August's election that he needed to win outright.

Lawyer Says Arrest Expected in UConn Stabbing

A Hartford lawyer says police have told him his client will be arrested in the stabbing death of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard.

Ex-Government Scientist Arrested on Espionage Charges

Justice Department says 52-year-old Stewart David Nozette of Chevy Chase was charged in a criminal complaint with attempting to communicate, deliver and transmit classified information to an individual he believed to be an Israeli intelligence office

USDA Confirms H1N1 in Minnesota Pigs

Hospitals around the country are turning away visiting children and tightening restrictions on adults, too, in hopes of limiting the spread of the H1N1 flu in the hallways.

Official demanded to resign

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu are calling for the resignation of Keith Bardwell, a white justice of the peace, who denied marriage to an interracial couple.

Soldier shot dead

BLUM — April Thompson, 24, of Odessa, was arrested Saturday morning after shooting and killing Private Cody Ryan Patterson of Blum. The Hill County Sheriff's Office says Patterson was home on leave from Iraq. Officials say Thompson was ar

Police Search for UConn Football Player's Killer

The football coach at the University of Connecticut says at least two teammates were with a UConn player when he was fatally stabbed outside a school-sanctioned dance over the weekend.

Taliban Vow to Defeat Army in Pakistan Offensive

Pakistani troops and the Taliban fought fierce battles in a militant sanctuary near the Afghan border, with both sides claiming early victories in an army campaign that could shape the future of the country's battle against extremism.

Race Officials: 3 Die in Detroit Marathon

Race officials say three men died of what is believed to be cardiac arrest during a marathon in Detroit.

Colorado Authorities: 'Balloon Boy' Flight 'Was a Stunt'

Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden announced at a press conference on Sunday that Colorado authorities have ruled the "balloon boy's" flight a hoax.