By CHARLES BABINGTON and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - In a presidential race seemingly frozen in place for months, the advantage has shifted toward President Barack Obama after a series of miscues by Mitt Romney, punctuated by the Republican challenger's comments
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama said rival Mitt Romney hasn't "gotten around a lot" if he believes that 47 percent of Americans consider themselves victims and entitled to government help. Addressing a large Latino television audience Thursday, the
By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like many Gen-Xers, my present outlook on retirement falls somewhere between doom and gloom.
I fear a stock market collapse could decimate my investments as I near retirement - a fate that befell many retirees following the 2008 financial
By ALAN CLENDENNINGAP Business Writer
MADRID (AP) - Spain is breathing a little easier ever since the European Central Bank said it would buy unlimited amounts of government bonds to help countries like it that are being strangled by their debts.
After the ECB pledged two weeks ago to rescue
BERLIN (AP) - A German court has dismissed two investor lawsuits seeking damages from sportscar maker Porsche SE for alleged market manipulation during its failed bid to take over Volkswagen AG.
Wednesday's ruling by Braunschweig state court in northern Germany appears to strengthen Porsche
By NEBI QENAAssociated Press
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Syrian rebels seized control of a border crossing on the frontier with Turkey on Wednesday, ripping down the Syrian flag as the rebels fighting to oust President Bashar Assad expand their control of the country's north.
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Farm-state members of Congress have campaigned for decades on the back of farm bills delivering election-season subsidies and other goodies to rural voters.
Not this year. The bill is stalled, primarily because House GOP leaders don't
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A lawsuit claiming US Bank helped Peregrine Financial Group's CEO mislead regulators about his misuse of customer funds is a meritless attempt to shift responsibility for the $200 million fraud, a senior bank official said Tuesday.
By The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Ford CEO Alan Mulally said Tuesday that he hasn't told the company's board when he plans to retire.
"Absolutely not," the 67-year-old Mulally said when asked the question in an interview on CNBC in New York. He was attending an event to launch the
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States said Tuesday it is ending the U.S. Agency for International Development's operations in Russia after a Kremlin demand that the aid organization leave the country, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's policy of