By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The rare Washington consensus behind Obama administration policy toward Myanmar is showing signs of cracks as American businesses grow impatient to invest there and human rights groups push back.
By DON THOMPSONAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California would become the first state to write into law much of the national mortgage settlement negotiated this year with the nation's top five banks, and expand it to all lenders, under wide-ranging legislation
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Negotiators from the United States and eight other Pacific Rim countries opened a round of talks Monday aimed at producing one of the most ambitious trade deals in decades amid criticism that the deliberations are shrouded in
By CALVIN WOODWARD and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama promises nothing will change for people who like their health coverage except it'll become more affordable, but the facts don't back him up. Mitt Romney groundlessly
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of people marched Saturday through the streets of Chinatown in Los Angeles to protest against Wal-Mart's plans to open a store in the neighborhood.
The colorful event included lion dancers, bicyclists and a rally under Chinatown
By CHARLES WILSON and STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Drought and wildfire fears are snuffing out some Fourth of July festivities this year.
From Utah to Indiana, state and local governments are calling off annual fireworks displays out of fear
By The Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's response to Thursday's Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama health care law, as transcribed by Roll Call:
As you might imagine, I disagree
By STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The national campaigns backing President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are drawing even in their fundraising prowess, but new financial filings released show that the "super" political committees supporting
By TODD RICHMONDAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - An online weapons dealer who sold the handgun used in the Virginia Tech massacre and provided equipment in two other mass shootings has quietly closed up shop amid a flurry of complaints from customers who allege he failed to
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House and Senate leaders made a last-ditch effort Tuesday to revive stalled legislation to overhaul federal transportation programs - Congress' best bet for passage of a major jobs bill this year - but prospects for approval