By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Anyone who paid attention to a hearing in Congress this week knew that the administration had been implored to beef up security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya before the deadly terrorist attack there. But in the vice presidential debate
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - In a bid to ease international concerns over its nuclear program, Iran has converted more than a third of Tehran's most highly enriched uranium into a powder for a medical research reactor that is difficult to reprocess for weapons
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran must stop stalling over its suspected drive to build a nuclear weapon, German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday at the United Nations General Assembly.
Westerwelle said Iran must open its nuclear program to international inspection.
"Israel's security is
By JONATHAN FAHEY
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil ended the third quarter with a slight gain as investors weighed whether the world economy could pull out of the doldrums.
Benchmark oil rose 34 cents to $92.19 per barrel in morning trading in New York. In London, Brent crude, which reflects what most U.S.
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil crept up above $92 a barrel Friday on hopes the global economy might see some improvement after Spain announced far-reaching steps to fix its ailing economy.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for November delivery was up 21 cents to $
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - World powers decided Thursday to lay the groundwork for another round of negotiations with Iran over its disputed nuclear program, a senior U.S. official said, but they want a significantly improved offer from the Islamic republic.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks notched their first gain of the week Thursday after Spain announced severe budget cuts intended to convince the world that it can meet deficit-reduction targets.
It was the best day for the U.S. market since Sept. 13, when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In his most detailed plea to date for global action against Iran's nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday the world has until next summer at the latest to stop Iran before it can build a nuclear bomb.
By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A nuclear power partnership of General Electric Co. and Tokyo-based Hitachi Ltd. received federal approval Tuesday to build the first plant to enrich uranium for use in commercial reactors using a classified laser technology.
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - As Detroit residents fled one of the nation's most-distressed cities in waves, then-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick enriched himself and his allies by rigging public contracts, shaking down businessmen and pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars, the