By By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Thousands of Spanish medical workers and residents angered by budget cuts and plans to partly privatize the cherished national health service marched through some of Madrid's most famous squares on Sunday.
More than 5,000 people rallied in
By By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela was admitted to a military hospital Saturday for medical tests, though the nation's president told the public there was "no cause for alarm" over the 94-year-old icon's health.
DETROIT (AP) - BMW is recalling nearly 250,000 X5 SUVs worldwide because a bolt can break and cause the loss of power-assisted steering.
The recall affects X5 xDrive 35d models with diesel engines from the 2009 through 2012 model years.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says
By TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Rescuers called off search efforts for six missing crewmen Thursday from a cargo ship that sank in the North Sea after a collision with another vessel. The presumed death toll is 11 - taking into account the missing and five bodies found so far
By By MICHAEL MELIAAssociated Press
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - On a storm-battered stretch of Connecticut's shoreline, landscaping crews use heavy equipment to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy, racking up overtime pay at a time of year when many are typically looking for part-time jobs to
By By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
CLARKSBORO, N.J. (AP) - Federal regulations require inspections of rail bridges and other infrastructure and reports on accidents, but leave it to freight railroad owners to do the work themselves.
After a derailment that released thousands of gallons of a
WASHINGTON (AP) - The official at the Securities and Exchange Commission who heads the division responsible for oversight of the securities markets and exchanges is leaving the agency.
The SEC says Robert Cook, director of the trading and markets division since January 2010, is stepping down. Cook
By By ANN M. JOBFor The Associated Press
Don't let the words "large, luxury sedan" fool you.
The largest sedan in Cadillac's lineup, the 2013 XTS, handles with the poise and competence of a smaller car and with a smoothness not typically found in high-end, sporty sedans.
The modern, top
By By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The moon took quite a beating in its early days, more than previously believed, scientists reported Wednesday.
This surprising new view of the moon comes from detailed gravity mapping by twin NASA spacecraft, which slipped into orbit around
By By RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's uncle is getting a new deportation hearing after an appeals board ordered the agency running the U.S. immigration court system to review his case.
Onyango Obama, the half brother of the president's late father,