By By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - The Spanish government said Wednesday that the €39.5 billion ($51.3 billion) in bailout funds approved by European authorities for the country's troubled banks has arrived.
A spokeswoman for the Economy Ministry said the money is now in the
By By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the scenario that's been spooking employers and investors and slowing the U.S. economy:
Congress and the White House fail to strike a budget deal by New Year's Day. Their stalemate triggers sharp tax increases
By By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) - The U.S. and the head of the new Syrian opposition coalition being feted at a conference in Morocco Wednesday publicly disagreed over designating a rebel group as terrorist, highlighting a key dilemma in overthrowing President Bashar
By By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The kids at first didn't seem to know how to respond as Ravi Shankar began his four-hour set on the final afternoon of the Monterey Pop Festival, in the fabled summer of 1967.
As captured in D.A. Pennebaker's documentary, some nodded
By By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Tuesday defended its response to the security and humanitarian crises in Congo, rejecting criticism from Congress and human rights groups that the U.S. has failed to take decisive action.
Johnnie Carson, the
By By JAMIE STENGLE and MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The University of Virginia was put on warning Tuesday by an accrediting panel that found indications the school broke governance rules in a failed attempt to oust the prestigious public school's president this summer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Apps aren't just for people anymore. Here is a roundup of popular pet apps for mobile devices. The cost of apps ranges from free to a few dollars.
For the iPhone, iPod or iPad:
- Dog Park Finder Plus, a list of more than 6,000 dog parks and beaches in North America. Also
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's vice chancellor has sharply criticized General Motors Co. over its decision to end car production at a German plant, arguing that the U.S. automaker was wrong to keep its European unit out of lucrative overseas markets.
GM's Opel subsidiary said Monday it will stop
By By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A California Indian tribe said Tuesday it will hold candlelight vigils for the rest of the week to honor five family members who were slain over the weekend.
Tribal Chairman Neil Peyron of the Tule River Indian Reservation called the
By By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is expected to announce a revamped bond-buying plan Wednesday to maintain its support for the U.S. economy.
The Fed's goal would be to keep downward pressure on long-term interest rates and encourage