By BILL BARROWAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - It's a fairly safe bet, based on polls and history, that non-Hispanic white voters will choose Republican Mitt Romney by a wide margin in Tuesday's presidential election. And that's a problem for the GOP.
Steep racial divisions this year
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) - The Texas trooper who fired on a fleeing pickup truck from a helicopter near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing two illegal immigrants hiding in the bed, has returned to work but in a different role, the state Department of Public Safety
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A rerouting of tens of thousands of vehicles a day began Thursday without a hitch at the busiest crossing on the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a major expansion that aims to keep lines manageable while allowing heightened inspections for drugs,
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - Glencore International PLC, one of the biggest traders in raw materials like metals and coal, saw its production levels rise in the third quarter despite a drop in the price of many commodities.
The Swiss-based commodities giant - whose production
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A 10-year-old boy told police that he figured that if he killed his neo Nazi father, he might not get in trouble because that's what happened on a television program he had watched.
"A bad father did something to his kids and the kid did the exact same thing I did - he
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A sign taped to a wall in an Athens hospital appealed for civility from patients. "The doctors on duty have been unpaid since May," it read, "Please respect their work."
Patients and their relatives glanced up briefly and moved on,
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A 10-year-old boy who fatally shot his father told police he didn't think he'd get in trouble because he saw an episode of "Criminal Minds" where a child killed an abusive father and was not arrested, according to a video of the interview played at the boy's
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Thursday:
1. NYC'S SUBWAYS GET BACK ON TRACK
Limited subway service will resume Thursday morning, but not in lower Manhattan where the power remains out, officials say.
PHOENIX (AP) - An insurance pool that covers sheriff's volunteers in 11 of Arizona's 15 counties is changing its policies to exclude an armed volunteer posse that the state's second most famous sheriff plans to deploy to scan the desert for smugglers.
Following legal warnings from
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A Republican congressional candidate says abortion should not be legal, even when it involves "the rape thing," according to audio provided Wednesday to The Associated Press.
An activist working on behalf of liberal group FUSE Washington asked