By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North Korea's U.N. envoy demanded the dissolution of the United Nations Command in South Korea on Friday, accusing the United States of using the force to prepare for war against the North and build an Asian version of NATO to realize
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Ex-Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling, already in prison for his role in the once mighty energy giant's collapse, is set to learn if his more than 24-year prison sentence could be reduced by as many as 10 years.
Skilling is to be resentenced Friday
By RAVI NESSMANAssociated Press
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) - The walls of the cavernous AKH clothing factory are covered in red arrows. They point to three wide emergency staircases with evacuation plans posted on every floor. They point to fire extinguishers attached to the walls and pillars
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's transportation department has known since the 1970s that the Interstate 5 bridge that recently collapsed after being clipped by a truck hauling an oversize load had been struck repeatedly before by similar big rigs.
By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's prime minister said Friday he's determined to avoid early elections despite a deep rift with a coalition ally, which threatened new political instability in the bailed-out country and prompted warnings
By JUERGEN BAETZ and RAF CASERTAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - Euro finance ministers on Thursday agreed on broad guidelines on how to use the bloc's permanent bailout fund to rescue banks from failure, delivering on a long-promised goal to stabilize the bloc's financial system.
By The Associated PressAssociated Press
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
This week's collection includes a soldier
By COLLEEN BARRYAssociated Press
MILAN (AP) - Sophia Loren wore green silk and sunglasses for her date with the taxman, Luciano Pavarotti a suit and sneakers. Diego Maradona gave up his diamond stud earring to pay off a tax debt.
Some of Italy's most well-heeled residents have come under the
By ALAN CLENDENNINGAP Business Writer
MADRID (AP) - Spain faces the prospect of of high unemployment and sluggish growth lasting years unless the country and Europe take "urgent action" to slash the nation's crippling 27 unemployment rate and free frozen credit to businesses so they can expand
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican Party's hope of running stronger presidential races by revamping immigration is about to hit a big hurdle: House Republicans.
Many House Republicans are chilly or openly hostile to the bipartisan bill before the Senate,