By BRADLEY KLAPPER and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Mideast peace, America's defining issue for decades of dealings with Israel and its Arab neighbors, was just a postscript Monday as Hillary Rodham Clinton made perhaps her final visit to the region as secretary of state.
BEIJING (AP) - Asian markets rose Tuesday amid optimism China might take new steps to stimulate its slowing economy.
Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 8,768.46, while China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3 to 2,154.44. South Korea's Kospi added 0.8 percent to 1,831.
By The Associated Press
Sunday's statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross that it considers Syria's conflict a civil war is the latest in the progression of sharpening world views of that country's bloodshed since it began in March 2011 with the regime's crackdown
By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Walter Beech was one of America's greatest aviation pioneers, a former World War I flyer who spent three years after the war touring the country as a barnstorming exhibition pilot. That experience spawned ideas for aircraft design,
By CHRISTOPHER BODEENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China's economic woes that have brought growth to a three-year low will continue for some time, but the slower expansion remains within expectations, Premier Wen Jiabao says.
Wen said Chinese need to recognize the seriousness and complexity
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign has spent nearly $100 million on television commercials in selected battleground states so far, unleashing a sustained early barrage designed to create lasting, negative impressions of Republican Mitt
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used her first meeting with Egypt's new Islamist president to press Mohammed Morsi to start a dialogue with military leaders as a way of preserving the country's transition to democracy.
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
CLIFTON, Va. (AP) - An unrelenting President Barack Obama jabbed at Mitt Romney's record with a private equity firm in an ad Saturday that aimed to keep his rival on the defensive just as the Republican challenger's campaign hoped to take advantage of poor
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - More companies are getting together these days, but it's no big deal.
Corporate mergers and acquisitions were up for the first six months of this year in the United States, but only if you measure a certain way: The number of deals
By EDDIE PELLSAP National Writer
At the next Olympics, the team from the USA will wear uniforms made in the USA.
Designer Ralph Lauren announced Friday that the uniforms it provides the U.S. Olympic team at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will, in fact, be made in the United States.