By AMY TAXINAssociated Press
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The densely packed neighborhood where police shot to death an unarmed man this weekend and angry residents faced off with authorities in fiery clashes is just a few miles up the road from Disneyland, but a world away from the theme park's
By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranks of America's poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net.
Census figures for 2011 will be released this
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for China's slowing economy Monday and said a "hard landing" was still possible.
The IMF reduced its China growth outlook for 2012 by 0.2 percentage point to 8 percent and for 2013 by 0.3
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The global economy will grow more slowly over the next two years, according to the International Monetary Fund's latest forecast.
And Europe's financial crisis and a potential budget crisis in the United States could slow
BEIJING (AP) - Asian markets rose Tuesday amid optimism China might take new steps to stimulate its slowing economy.
Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 8,768.46, while China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3 to 2,154.44. South Korea's Kospi added 0.8 percent to 1,831.
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
For more than two decades, colleges and universities have been required to publicly share details of campus crimes and report murders, rapes, robberies, arson and other serious offenses to the federal government.
That requirement was apparently unheeded by
By CHRISTOPHER BODEENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China's economic woes that have brought growth to a three-year low will continue for some time, but the slower expansion remains within expectations, Premier Wen Jiabao says.
Wen said Chinese need to recognize the seriousness and complexity
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The head of Egypt's military took a tough line Sunday on the Muslim Brotherhood, warning that he won't let the fundamentalist group dominate the country, only hours after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged
By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
BEND, Ore. (AP) - A gas station owner and an Iraqi adventurer trying to fly from Oregon to Montana in tandem lawn chairs suspended from party balloons made a hard landing Saturday after aborting their flight due to thunderstorms - but their craft kept flying.
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Democratic governors are accusing House Republicans of deliberately sabotaging the economy to help Mitt Romney oust President Barack Obama.
"There's not a doubt in my mind that in their calculations, that they are hoping for the