By PATRICK CONDONAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A bug-ridden website. Endless wait times on a toll-free helpline. Error-laden data sent to insurance companies.
These are not problems burdening Republican-led states that had to be dragged kicking and screaming into the federal health
By GREG MOORE and TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The threat of another commute-crippling transportation strike in the San Francisco Bay area receded on Saturday when officials for the region's transit rail system and negotiators for its two largest labor unions said they had
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Four men have been arrested on charges of murder, conspiracy and other counts in the carjacking death of a man shot in front of his wife outside an upscale mall in northern New Jersey last weekend, authorities said Saturday.
The suspects were
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Participation in an anonymous survey aimed at determining how big a problem sexual assault is in the Navy and Marines is lagging this year compared to past years, the Navy says.
The online survey opened Oct. 15 and closes Jan. 6.
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Participation is lagging in an anonymous survey geared to learning how big of a problem sexual assault is in the Navy and Marines.
The Navy said earlier this month that it had only received about half as many responses as it did to its last
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronauts removed an old space station pump Saturday, sailing through the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line.
The two Americans on the crew, Rick Mastracchio and Michael Hopkins, successfully
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the bipartisan budget approved by Congress is a hopeful sign that Washington can end its cycle of crisis-driven decisions.
Obama in his weekly Saturday radio and Internet address praises the agreement for easing some across-the-board spending cuts that
By ERIC TUCKER and SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Families of some of the 270 people who died in an airliner bombing 25 years ago gathered for memorial services Saturday in the United States and Britain, honoring victims of a terror attack that killed dozens of American college
BELLWOOD, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois sheriff's investigator was fatally shot while trying to break up an armed robbery outside a family Christmas party, authorities said Saturday.
Cuauhtemoc Estrada, 50, died Friday night outside a VFW hall in Bellwood, about 13 miles from downtown Chicago.
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - An ocean away from Washington worries, President Barack Obama opened his annual Hawaii vacation Saturday on a quiet note - and hoped it would stay that way for the next two weeks.
Every year, Obama and his family prepare to return to his birth state
MOBILE USERS CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW SLIDESHOW: http://bit.ly/JM8xCIRITZVILLE, Wash.- We now know the name of the driver killed in nine vehicle pileup just seven miles from Ritzville Friday afternoon. Jean Amidon of Whitefish Montana was pronounced dead on the scene after her vehicle ran
BERLIN (AP) - A survey has found that German investor confidence has jumped to a 7 ½-year high in December on the back of hopes of an economic upturn in Europe.
The ZEW institute said Tuesday that its confidence index, which measures investors' expectations for the next six months, rose to 62
By M.L. JOHNSONAssociated Press
SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin dairy farmer Kevin Ainsworth rushed to the emergency room in 1992, when he sliced off the tip of his finger. Other than a quick trip in 2010 when a test during a blood donation raised a false alarm about hepatitis C, that was his last