By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Millions of uninsured people may have to wait until after Election Day to find out if and how they can get coverage through President Barack Obama's health care law.
More than two weeks after the Supreme Court gave the green light to
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
For more than two decades, colleges and universities have been required to publicly share details of campus crimes and report murders, rapes, robberies, arson and other serious offenses to the federal government.
That requirement was apparently unheeded by
By STEPHEN SINGERAP Business Writer
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Whether it's corporate fraud, the Gulf oil spill, shoddy products or even the recession and weak recovery, capitalism's reputation is taking a beating, but public relations executives hope they have a fix for America's future
By MELINDA DESLATTEAssociated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Bobby Jindal's rough national debut seems long forgotten.
Louisiana's youthful governor routinely now receives praise in GOP circles across the nation. He's being cast as a knowledgeable policy wonk with strong conservative
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh police are no strangers to civil rights controversies.
The city was forced to hire more women and minority officers after a 1970s lawsuit. And in 1997, it became the first U.S. city to agree to Justice Department-enforced reforms to curb
By The Associated Press
The famed letter written by an ex-slave in response to his former master's request that he return to the plantation, soon after the end of the Civil War. Different versions of the letter bear various spellings of the writer's name.
August 7, 1865
By ALLEN G. BREED and HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - The photograph, scratched and undated, is captioned "Brother Jordan Anderson." He is a middle-aged black man with a long beard and a righteous stare, as if he were a preacher locking eyes with a sinner, or a judge about to
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - As the economy colors and polarizes voters' attitudes, the Election Day outcome for President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney may be decided on the margins by narrower issues that energize small but crucial slivers of the
ATLANTA (AP) - Three young men have been sentenced to five years in prison for the videotaped beating of a gay man on an Atlanta street corner that was captured in a widely viewed video.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/NmT0I5 ) reports that Dorian Moragne, Dareal Demare Williams and
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With interest rates as low as they are, a lot of borrowers are being tempted by 15-year fixed-rate mortgages. But for many, a 30-year loan may still be the best option.
To be sure, interest rates on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages are astonishingly low right now