By RAQUEL MARIA DILLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Protesters ran through Los Angeles streets Monday night, breaking windows, attacking people on sidewalks and at one point raiding a Wal-Mart store, while others blocked a major freeway in the San Francisco Bay Area in the third night of
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Nearly 70 years after Jackie Robinson was run out of town, Sanford is absorbing what some see as another blow to race relations: the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Some black residents of this community of
By ALEX VEIGAAP Real Estate Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fewer U.S. homes entered the foreclosure process or were repossessed by banks in June, the latest sign that the nation is shaking off its housing bust hangover.
Lenders initiated the foreclosure process on 57,286 homes last month, the lowest
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. regulators have labeled insurer American International Group Inc. and General Electric Co.'s finance arm as potential threats to the financial system, designations that bring stricter government oversight.
The Financial Stability
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - From Billie Jean King to The Beatles, Jimmy Connors to Jimi Hendrix, Chris Evert to The Rolling Stones.
For decades, the stadium at the West Side Tennis Club was not only one of the cathedrals of tennis - host of the U.S. Open - it was also a
By JAKE PEARSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - From solemn to spectacular, the nation marked its independence with the reopening of the Statue of Liberty for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, extravagant fireworks that included a 19-burst salute to Arizona's fallen firefighters and a
By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - When Aaron Hernandez first went before a judge to face a murder charge, a defense attorney said the former New England Patriots tight end had never been accused of a violent crime. But Hernandez is apparently no stranger to violence.
Since he was
MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian booster rocket carrying three satellites burst into flames and crashed during a launch shown on live TV Tuesday, the latest in a string of failures for Russia's commercial space program.
The Proton-M booster unexpectedly shut down the engine 17 seconds into the flight
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government said Monday that it has received $66.3 billion in dividend payments from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac after both reported stronger earnings at the start of the year.
Fannie Mae has paid $59.4 billion to the U.S. Treasury
Former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk was selected No. 13 overall by the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA draft, but was traded to the Boston Celtics.
Olynyk played sparingly as a freshman before using a redshirt year to bulk up and work on his game. This past season, the 7-foot center burst onto