Report offers details about Guantanamo detainees on way out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Following a lengthy tug-of-war with Capitol Hill, the Pentagon has given a senator the first-ever, unclassified report detailing the suspected militant backgrounds of more than 100 detainees at or recently released from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay — a report that will likely spur more debate over shutting it down.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press

Putin, Erdogan agree on steps to mend relations

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday after talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin that the two nations can rebuild their damaged ties and make them even closer, promising to back major energy projects with Russia.

  • Written by IRINA TITOVA, Associated Press VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Police seek public's help to solve Google worker's slaying

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities asked for the public's help Tuesday as they struggled to find the killer or killers of a New York City woman whose body was found in woods near her mother's home in central Massachusetts after she went out for a jog and didn't return.

  • Written by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

Beyond 'Obamacare': State initiatives refocus health debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving beyond "Obamacare," political activists are looking to state ballot questions to refocus the nation's long-running debate over government's role in health care.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press