Katherine Miller, a lesbian, left the U.S. Military Academy after two years because of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. She reapplied this year but was rejected because repeal of the ban is not yet in effect.
"The truth is the prime minister of Iraq is a mass murderer," said Howard Dean, denouncing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for an April 8 attack that killed 35 civilians in a refugee settlement.
A volunteer village guard holds a gun behind a bunker at a school in Surin province, northeastern Thailand, on Tuesday. Officials said Tuesday the worst fighting between Thai and Cambodian forces in years has spread, with both sides exchanging artillery and rifle fire near another temple in a disputed zone along the border.
Displaced Cambodian villagers wait for assistance from government at a shelter in Oddar Meanchey province. A border clash between Cambodia and Thailand marks an escalation of a dispute over a holy site claimed by both. (Associated Press)
A convoy takes Sen. John McCain from the Tebisty Hotel in Benghazi, Libya, on Friday before meeting with rebel leaders. Mr. McCain, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the United States and other nations should recognize the opposition's political leadership as the "legitimate voice of the Libyan people." (Associated Press)