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
NEW YORK (AP) - Hillshire Brands Inc.'s stock gained in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange Friday after emerging from Sara Lee Corp.
The new company, which trades under the ticker "HSH," focuses on meat brands such as Jimmy Dean, Ball Park and its
By DAVE KOLPACKAssociated Press
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Locked-out union employees at American Crystal Sugar Co. rejected the company's contract proposal a third time Saturday in a dispute that focuses on seniority and job security.
The union announced that 63
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - The personal stories were slightly awkward. The small-town events tended toward the corny. His chats with voters were usually just a few words. But as Mitt Romney campaigned across six states, he loosened up a little - and
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney is throwing his lot in with his party's leadership in Congress, a break with other recent GOP White House seekers who have kept some distance.
On a five-day tour of swing states that
By DIAA HADID and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - U.N. observers suspended their patrols in Syria on Saturday due to a recent spike in violence, the strongest sign yet that an international peace plan was unraveling despite months of diplomatic efforts to prevent the
By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJERAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities are trying to determine the type of business operating in an industrial workshop south of downtown Los Angeles where one person was killed and three injured in an explosion.