By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Playing catch-up with a long way to go, President Barack Obama's new health insurance markets last month picked up the dismal pace of signups, the administration reported Wednesday.
Enrollment statistics from the
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus has earmarked 340 million euros ($467.5 million) to help combat joblessness, which is expected to peak next year at over 19 percent in the bailed-out country.
President Nicos Anastasiades says 300 million euros - half of which will come from the European Investment
By ADAM SCHRECKAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab neighbors wrapped up a summit meeting in Kuwait on Wednesday by agreeing to establish a joint military command, paving the way for tighter security coordination even as their regional rival Iran
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's chief federal prosecutor says he hasn't decided whether to open an investigation into alleged surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency but is suggesting that he's skeptical.
Prosecutor Harald Range's office has been considering since June whether it
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A law under consideration in South Korea's parliament has sparked vociferous debate by grouping popular online games such as "StarCraft" with gambling, drugs and alcohol as an anti-social addiction the government should do more to
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Economy Ministry says the country will see "moderate growth at most" in the fourth quarter after industrial production declined in October.
In its monthly report issued Wednesday, the ministry said conditions have improved for an upswing carried by domestic demand but
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Financial markets were sluggish Wednesday as an apparent budget deal in the U.S. Congress failed to divert attention from investors' primary focus - will the Federal Reserve reduce its monthly stimulus next week?
As the Fed's policy meeting nears,
MADRID (AP) - Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns Zara stores, says its profits barely rose in the first nine months of the year despite a solid sales increase and a further expansion worldwide.
Inditex said Wednesday its net profit from February through October rose 1 percent to 1.67
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The failure to finalize a landmark trans-Pacific trade pact this year as planned has dealt a blow to President Barack Obama's policy shift to Asia.
While negotiators say they have made substantial progress, many hurdles remain to creating
By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of business and government.
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart
A man who has already endured more than most is facing a new challenge.
Over the weekend, James VanCuren's snow tires were stolen from outside his garage before being installed on his truck.
"I'm not taking the pass this time of year with bald tires," said VanCuren.
The loss of his tires
By GARY B. GRAVESAP Sports Writer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - James Young scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half and No. 11 Kentucky used solid defense to hand Boise State its first loss, 70-55 on Tuesday night.
Outrebounded by 15 in losing to No. 14 Baylor last Friday, the Wildcats (8-2) bounced