By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A farm bill that stalled in Congress before the election could see quick action by the end of the year if congressional leaders decide they need its spending cuts - including a small reduction in the $80-billion-a-year food stamps program
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Not a day goes by that Zach Camp doesn't replay that terrible August day over in his mind.
Was there anything he could have done differently? Were there any signs that an Afghan Army soldier was going to turn his machine gun on the
By BARBARA SURK and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The newly elected leader of Syria's main opposition group slammed the international community for what he called inaction, saying Saturday that fighters are in desperate need of weapons to break the stalemate with President
By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The social media savvy that helped Occupy Wall Street protesters create a grass-roots global movement last year is proving to be a strength in the wake of Superstorm Sandy as members and organizers of the group fan out across New York to deliver
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Four top leaders of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas are among nearly three dozen alleged gang members charged in a sweeping indictment unsealed Friday that accuses them of crimes ranging from capital murder to drug trafficking.
By The Associated Press
CASH HOPES: Greece plans to issue more than 3 billion euros in 4-week and 13-week bills next week to make a key bond repayment on Nov. 16.
BAILOUT DELAY: Greece's Parliament last week passed hugely unpopular new cutbacks demanded by the country's bailout
By The Associated Press
Dutch bank ING Groep NV will hold an initial public offering of stock to spin off its U.S.-based retirement, investment and insurance business, the company said Friday.
ING expects the sale to raise about $100 million by selling shares of ING U.S. Inc., it said in a
By DONNA CASSATA and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 15 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over, and four Americans, including the ambassador, were dead.
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) - Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expanding their assistance to borrowers whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
The government-controlled mortgage companies said Friday that they will automatically suspend evictions and foreclosures in disaster areas for 90 days
By DAVID McHUGH and DON MELVINAssociated Press Writers
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The worst of Europe's financial crisis appears to be over.
European leaders have taken steps to ease the panic that has plagued the region for three turbulent years. Financial markets are no longer in a state