By Foster Klug | 12/04/13 10:12 AM
SEOUL, South Korea — An 85-year-old U.S. veteran being held in North Korea spent his war years there in one of the Army's first special forces units, helping a clandestine group of Korean partisans who were fighting and spying well behind enemy lines.
By Josh Lederman | 12/04/13 10:09 AM
BEIJING — In a sharp rebuff, China accused Washington on Wednesday of taking Japan's side in a tense clash over disputed islands in the East China Sea, underscoring rising regional friction as visiting Vice President Joe Biden met with Beijing's leaders.
By Christopher S. Rugaber | 12/04/13 09:32 AM
A private survey shows U.S. businesses last month added the most jobs in a year, powered by big gains in manufacturing and construction.
12/04/13 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell in October, helped by America's energy boom that lifted overall exports to an all-time high. The trade gap narrowed to $40.6 billion in October, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. That's 5.4 percent lower than the September gap of $43...
12/04/13 09:27 AM
American officials have said the missile defenses they want to install in Europe will protect NATO allies and counter any threat from Iran. Russia has long opposed the plan, and sees the system as a threat to the viability of Russia's own nuclear arsenal as a deterrent.
12/04/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade gap narrows to $40.6 billion in October as oil sales boost exports to record level.
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12/03/13 03:39 PM
Activists calling for immigration reform ended their 22-day fast by passing it on to another group of fasters, including Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass.
12/03/13 03:11 PM
Hoping to move the conversation away from the Affordable Care Act's website, President Obama began highlighting the benefits of his signature health care law.
12/03/13 11:13 AM
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