By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders pushed a sweeping highways-student loans package salvaging millions of construction jobs and maintaining low interest rates on millions of new college loans toward a House vote Friday even as conservative groups
By The Associated Press
MIXED RATINGS: A flood of analyst reports from 33 banks gave Facebook's stock a mix of "Neutral" and "Buy" ratings on Wednesday. And there was at least one review that equated to a "Sell" rating.
THE TIMING: Wednesday marked the end
By JULIE PACE and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Barely four months before the nation votes, one of the biggest factors in the fight for the White House still is a mystery. That will change on Thursday.
The Supreme Court's expected ruling
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Wall Street analysts who know Facebook best are giving the company's stock a mixed review. Think: like, not love.
A flood of analyst reports from 33 banks gave Facebook's stock a mix of "Neutral
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho - Early Summer rain and snow melt is causing the city of Bonner's Ferry to
jump in to flood mode.
The Army Corps
of Engineers is releasing 40,000 cubic feet per second of water from the Libby
Dam in Montana to reduce flood concerns. That dam runs in to the Kootenai river
By ALAN FRAM and JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing weekend deadlines for action, congressional leaders have agreed to deals overhauling the nation's transportation programs without a Republican provision forcing approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil
By OOLUUN BATBAYARAssociated Press
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) - Mongolians vote for a new legislature this week facing a fortunate choice: How best can the landlocked, still poor country spend an expected windfall from its mining boom?
The main political parties
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 JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Two men who subdued a gunman in a crowded western Pennsylvania bar and a woman who swam through a flash flood to save an elderly woman in Pittsburgh are among 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism
By The Associated Press
Winners of Carnegie Hero medals awarded Wednesday:
- Bobby Joe O'Quinn III, 19, of Bude, Miss., died trying to rescue two girls, ages 9 and 7, from drowning in a lake in April 2011.
- Kirk D. Haldeman, 51, of