By CHARLES HUTZLER and JOE McDONALDAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - In the narrative of U.S. presidential politics, China is a Hollywood villain, a monetary cheat that is stealing American jobs.
But the one-dimensional caricature offered by President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - PepsiCo Inc.'s net income dipped 5 percent in the third quarter as the snack food and beverage maker poured more money into bolstering its flagship brands and developing new products that position it for the future.
Still, profit for
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - The two Asian nations with the region's best performing stock markets in the past year are unlikely havens for investors: Thailand and the Philippines. Both are better known for troubled politics and natural disasters, but have outshone
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney teed up the last three weeks of the presidential election as a question of which man voters can trust to improve the economy.
If the undecided voters who questioned the two men in Tuesday
By ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - A glance at history suggests it's easier for a Chinese woman to orbit Earth than to land a spot on the highest rung of Chinese politics.
In June, a 33-year-old air force major marked a major feminist milestone by becoming the first Chinese
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of favoring a "one-point plan" to help the rich in America and playing politics with the deadly terrorist attack in Libya in a Tuesday night debate crackling with energy and emotion just three weeks before
By The Associated Press
An aggressive President Barack Obama scrapped with Republican Mitt Romney over terrorism, jobs, immigration and women's issues in a feisty second presidential debate. A look at what they said:
Obama: "Secretary Clinton has done an extraordinary job
By The Associated Press
The United States accuses China of flouting trade rules and undervaluing its currency to helps its exporters. That hurts American manufacturers and costs U.S. jobs.
One response might be imposing tariffs on Chinese goods, but that could set off a trade war and drive up
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Mitt Romney says he differs from fellow Republican George W. Bush on energy policy, China and deficits. President Barack Obama says the biggest difference is that his GOP rival is more extreme on social issues than Bush.
A voter during Tuesday's town hall-style debate
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The head of a U.N.-appointed panel probing alleged war crimes in Syria warned Tuesday that the presence of hundreds of radical Islamists threatens to radicalize the 19-month conflict which is already witnessing a dramatic rise in ethnic