By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is on the way to its ultimate jury: the families, doctors, business people and state officials who'll have to grapple with the confusing details while striving to
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - When the stock market began tumbling Thursday, many people assumed the selloff had something to do with the Supreme Court ruling to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law. But for a lot of investors, it was the
By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more - free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system
SPOKANE, Wash. - Travis Scott said all it took was a few minutes and they were gone.
"The dude came in my house, put a gun to my head and asked for something," Scott said. "I said I don't have anything, you need to get out of my house, there's a kid here."
Two masked men entered his
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The priest accused of molesting children has "pleaded the fifth." The judge has stricken his testimony and denials of abuse from the trial record. Three of the priest's alleged victims are no longer allowed to testify. And
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's only abortion clinic sued Wednesday to stop a law that it says will effectively ban abortion in the state and endanger women's health by limiting access to the procedure.
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Often these days, the first order of business at European Union summits isn't the continent's dreadful financial crisis.
It's getting to know the people around the table.
The group of
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - The power company behind Japan's nuclear crisis got support from shareholders Wednesday for a decision to take 1 trillion yen ($12.6 billion) in public funds that effectively nationalizes the utility.
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
SOPCHOPPY, Fla. (AP) - Debby destroyed homes and businesses, washed away roads and flooded neighborhoods in Florida before the once-large tropical storm drifted out to sea Wednesday, leaving behind a sopping mess
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A raging wildfire destroyed dozens of houses overnight and charred land on the edges of the Air Force Academy on Wednesday, while thick smoke and intense, towering flames kept officials from learning the full