By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A neighbor said the old man would sit up all night peering through binoculars. A handwritten sign on the apartment door said "Please Do Not Knock" because he slept during the day.
But nearby residents had no
By The Associated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A look at key dates in Greece's financial and political crisis.
Oct. 18, 2009 - George Papandreou's new Socialist government reveals that the budget deficit is set to rise to at least 12 percent of gross
By EMILIO MORENATTI and HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
EL SOTON, Spain (AP) - Striking coal miners armed with homemade rockets and slingshots clashed with police in northern Spain on Friday, leaving seven people injured, two of them seriously, the Interior Ministry said
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - At least 11 people were treated at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake after a chemical release at the REC Silicon plant Friday morning. As of Friday afternoon, three were still being treated but were expected to be discharged.
By BY MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus faces the choice of asking for a bailout from its European partners in the euro or from Russia, and will decide where to turn after this weekend's crucial elections in Greece, officials said Friday
By JUDY LINAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers passed a $92 billion budget Friday to keep their paychecks coming, but they left welfare cuts and other difficult issues unresolved with Gov. Jerry Brown.
Democratic lawmakers in the
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, suggesting hiring remains sluggish.
The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly unemployment benefit applications rose 6,000 to a seasonally
By COLLEEN BARRY and FRANCES D'EMILIOAssociated Press Writers
ROME (AP) - The Italian and French leaders on Thursday found common ground on how to confront Europe's worsening debt crisis, emphasizing that budget discipline should not come at the expense of economic
By ALAN CLENDENNING and HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's borrowing costs broke through another record Thursday after a credit ratings agency downgraded the country's ability to pay down its debt amid rising fears a bank bailout may not be enough to