By BRIAN MAHONEYAP Basketball Writer
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Heat have been here before, two wins from an NBA title.
The difference now? LeBron James isn't letting his head get in the way of his talent.
James had 29 points and 14 rebounds, and the Heat took a 2-1 series lead with a 91-85 victory
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 21 points, and his 3-pointer capped a comeback that gave the Miami Heat a 69-67 lead after three quarters of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night.
The Heat trailed 64-54 when Oklahoma City's Derek Fisher made a four-point
By DAVID CRARY and KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Michael Jolton was a young father with a 5-year-old son when Colorado legalized medical marijuana in 2000. Now he's got three boys, the oldest near adulthood, and finds himself repeatedly explaining green-leafed
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAThe Associated Press
SELMA, Calif. (AP) - At 6:15 a.m. last Saturday, Avtar Singh dialed 911 from his home in the Central Valley farming town 200 miles north of Los Angeles. He told police he had just killed four people and was about to kill himself. Then the
By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
Looking back, the financial lives many Americans enjoyed until just a few years ago can seem like a mirage.
On a suburban cul-de-sac northwest of Atlanta, Michael and Patricia Jackson are struggling to keep a house worth $100,000 less than they owe. In a small town
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 JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Attorneys for a Texas man who argued the state's version of a stand-your-ground law allowed him to fatally shoot a neighbor after a verbal confrontation at a 2010 party rested their case Tuesday without calling any witnesses
By The Associated Press
An early rally in stocks faded Monday after an initial burst of enthusiasm over a rescue of Spanish banks melted away on investor anxiety about the troubled finances in Europe.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 142.97 points, or 1.1
By PALLAVI GOGOIAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A burst of enthusiasm over a rescue of Spanish banks melted away Monday within hours, and investor anxiety about the troubled finances of Europe grew on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Wall Street, stocks opened
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Europe, a thundercloud over financial markets for three years, might burst this month into a downpour, even after a rescue of Spanish banks. For investors who want to stay dry, some shelters look sturdier than others