By PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - U.S. Border Patrol agents opened fire Saturday along the Rio Grande on the Texas-Mexico border after being pelted by rocks and having a gunman point a weapon in their direction on the Mexican side of the river, an agency
By TIM REYNOLDSAP Sports Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Ray Allen will take less money for a chance at another NBA championship.
Allen told the Miami Heat on Friday night that he intends to accept their contract offer and leave Boston after five seasons, even though the
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A third straight month of weak hiring shows the U.S. economy is still struggling three years after the recession officially ended.
U.S. employers added just 80,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Rupert Murdoch has never been shy about voicing a political opinion, using his worldwide empire of television and newspaper outlets to promote conservative causes. Now, with a raft of complaints about Republican Mitt Romney, the
By BARBARA ORTUTAY and MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to settle a months-long patent dispute, averting a potentially expensive battle over the technology running two of the Internet's most popular destinations
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses in Britain after a routine vehicle search in northern England turned up firearms and weapons, police said Friday.
The arrests, which took place
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - There's no doubt that Wayne Treacy ruthlessly attacked a teenage girl more than two years ago outside a middle school, brutally kicking and stomping her head so badly she suffered permanent brain injuries.
By BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Disappointing job growth jolted the presidential campaign four months before Election Day, and the candidates quickly put their vastly different views on display, underscoring the economy as the central issue
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday hailed an accelerating wave of defections in President Bashar Assad's inner circle as the United States and its international allies pleaded once again for global