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Univ of South Carolina president quits, says 'trust is lost'

May. 12, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The embattled president of the University of South Carolina resigned on Wednesday, days after he delivered a commencement address marred by allegations of plagiarism and a misidentification of the school itself. In a news release, the school...

Today in History

May. 03, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 3, the 123rd day of 2021. There are 242 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On May 3, 1948, the Supreme Court, in Shelley v. Kraemer, ruled that covenants prohibiting the...

Pentagon preparing for Taliban attacks during US withdrawal

Apr. 30, 2021 06:21 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is preparing for possible Taliban attacks on U.S. and coalition forces as they withdraw from Afghanistan, a prospect that complicates the outlook for winding down America's longest war. May 1 was the date all U.S....

Navy SEALs to shift from counterterrorism to global threats

Apr. 28, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten years after they found and killed Osama bin Laden, U.S. Navy SEALs are undergoing a major transition to improve leadership and expand their commando capabilities to better battle threats from global powers like China and Russia. The new plan cuts...

Italy: Officer held for spying says he had no sensitive info

Apr. 02, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — An Italian Navy captain accused of passing classified documents to Russia says he didn’t have access to any information that would have compromised the security or strategic operations of Italy or NATO, his lawyer said Friday. Attorney Roberto De Vita met...

Biden not ruling out chance US stays longer in Afghanistan

Mar. 25, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday did not rule out the possibility of U.S. troops staying in Afghanistan through the end of the year, and one of his top generals told Congress that Afghanistan's military forces need American assistance to successfully counter the Taliban. ...

3 Venezuelans plead guilty for aiding anti-Maduro plot

Mar. 05, 2021 20:48 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Three Venezuelan men pleaded guilty to helping organize an ill-conceived invasion last year to remove President Nicolás Maduro. In Friday’s hearing before a Colombian court, the men acknowledged their role alongside Jordan Goudreau, a former American...