By STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - People who test positive for smoking pot can legally be fired from their job, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday in deciding that there is no employment protection for marijuana users.
In a split decision issued on Thursday, the court
By TAMI ABDOLLAHAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A phone tip and a Superman tattoo led to the Mexico arrest and return to the U.S. of a fugitive charged with abducting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Los Angeles girl.
Tobias Summers, 30, a fugitive for nearly a month, was arrested
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Liberals' loud objections to White House proposals for slowing the growth of huge social programs make it clear that neither political party puts a high priority on reducing the deficit, despite much talk to the contrary.
For years, House
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Weak earnings forecasts from Procter & Gamble and AT&T held the Dow Jones industrial average back on Wednesday.
P&G, the world's largest consumer goods maker, fell 4.8 percent to $78.03 after the maker of Tide detergent and Gillette
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite vast differences with President George W. Bush on ideology, style and temperament, President Barack Obama has stuck with Bush policies or aspirations on a number of fronts, from counterterrorism to immigration, from war strategy to the
By CRISTINA SILVAAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The national mood on immigration has changed dramatically since Arizona approved a first-of-its-kind immigration law, igniting a furor over border security and the country's treatment of immigrants.
A mere three years later, President Barack
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An abortion provider charged with killing babies after they were born alive won a reprieve of sorts when a judge threw out three murder counts, but the death penalty still looms if he is convicted in four other newborn deaths.
Lawyers for Dr.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Biotech giant Amgen Inc. says its first-quarter profit rose 21 percent on higher sales of drugs to treat arthritis and osteoporosis.
The company on Tuesday reported net income of $1.43 billion, or $1.88 per share, from $1.18 billion, or $1.48 per share, in the prior-year period.
By DAVID ESPO and MATT GOURASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus of Montana announced plans Tuesday to retire at the end of his term after a career of enormous power and notable independence, producing both collaboration and conflict with fellow Democrats