By DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) - President Barack Obama soberly toured the destruction wrought by superstorm Sandy on Wednesday in the company of New Jersey's Republican governor and assured victims "we will not quit" until cleanup and recovery are
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The campaign ad crush has intensified and expanded in the final week of the presidential contest, with President Barack Obama, Republican challenger Mitt Romney and allied independent groups making their final, full-throated advertising pitches to
By ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - A government think tank is urging Chinese leaders to start phasing out China's one-child policy immediately and allow two children for every family by 2015, a daring proposal to do away with the unpopular policy.
Some demographers see the
By The Associated Press
Storm's cost may hit $50 billion; rebuilding to ease blow
WASHINGTON (AP) - Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.
By KASIE HUNT and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
KETTERING, Ohio (AP) - In ads, his own remarks and most recently the words of a top supporter, Republican Mitt Romney seems determined to soften emphasis on abortion and ignore facts critical to the auto industry as he seeks support from key
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
The tough global economy is showing little sign of loosening its grip on the steel industry.
Revenue at United States Steel Corp. slid 8 percent revenue in the third quarter, the company said Tuesday, as sluggish global growth dragged down shipments and prices.
By The Associated Press
"Desperation. One of the most flagrantly dishonest ads I can ever remember." - Vice President Joe Biden in a statement criticizing a Mitt Romney campaign ad that suggested automakers General Motors and Chrysler are adding jobs in China at the expense of workers in Ohio.
NEW YORK (AP) - With large portions of lower Manhattan still dark early Tuesday, U.S. stock exchanges said they were testing contingency plans to ensure trading resumes as soon as possible this week after Hurricane Sandy smashed into the East Coast.
U.S. markets will be closed for a second day, but
By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Europe may have lost its appetite for new cars, but buyers in America and China propelled Ford to a better-than-expected profit in the third quarter.
Ford Motor Co. earned $1.63 billion, down only slightly from a year earlier, despite lower
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets showed modest improvement Thursday after two business surveys showed an upswing in China's manufacturing sector last month.
The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said its monthly PMI reading on manufacturing activity stood at 50.2 on a 100-point