The head of the U.S. Roman Catholic bishops' conference says he disagrees with those who believe that allowing priests to marry or ordaining women would help end the church's current sex abuse crisis.
BOISE, Idaho - Even as word came that beleaguered crews battling wildfires would get reinforcements from Canadian firefighters and U.S. Army troops, Gov. Dirk Kempthorne said it could be fall before some of the blazes are controlled.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - A crewman who had data indicating another ship was near the USS Greeneville prior to a fatal collision has been granted partial immunity and ordered to testify at a Navy court of inquiry.
BONN, Germany - Negotiators from 178 nations rescued the 1997 Kyoto Protocol after 48 hours of marathon talks ending Monday, leaving the United States isolated as the rest of the world embraced the first binding treaty on combating global warming.
WASHINGTON - Naming a supporter of space-based defense as his top military adviser was President Bush's challenge to the Pentagon to meet his demands for a modern missile shield.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The highest-ranking military man ever accused of spying was sentenced Thursday to life in prison.
WASHINGTON - As U.S. planes run out of the best bombing targets in Afghanistan, the military response to terrorism is moving into a much more delicate phase: trying to roust the al-Qaida terrorists from their hideouts and topple the Taliban regime sheltering them.
WASHINGTON - The commander of the U.S. war in Afghanistan defended himself and his tactics in a rare Pentagon appearance, saying he has absolutely not been too reserved in the campaign.
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