By DAVID B. CARUSO and KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Few moments in American journalism loom larger than the one that came in 1971, when New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger had to decide whether to defy a president, and risk a potential criminal charge, by
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - In this crucial battleground in campaign 2012, William Healy and Joe Halter stand on opposing sides of the great divide: How to jump-start the economy?
Healy, the Democratic mayor of Canton, recalls how, in the grim early days of 2010, when
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A legal loophole could become the latest weapon in the fight over abortion rights as opponents push Indiana to rewrite a law that defines abortion clinics so it includes facilities offering the procedure without surgery by prescribing a pill
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge has struck down a rule required under the 2010 financial overhaul that seeks to limit speculative trading of commodities futures.
U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins said Friday that the Commodity Future Trading Commission
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind heart-zapping implant from Boston Scientific that that does not directly touch the heart.
Implantable defibrillators use thin wires to send electrical signals that disrupt dangerous heart rhythms. Surgeons
By ROBERT H. REIDAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - In a dramatic gesture, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew a "red line" on a diagram of Iran's nuclear program and called on the world to do the same to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons - a step the Iranians insist they
NBCNEWS.COM - When Stephanie Lambert packed peanut butter and jelly to keep her two small children happy on a cross-country flight in June, she didn't mean to pick a fight with the Transportation Security Administration. But after a long security line argument, and the confiscation of the
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans boosted their spending in August even though their income barely grew. Much of the spending increase went to pay higher gas prices, which may have forced consumers to cut back elsewhere.
The Commerce Department said Friday that
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
The Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. consumers that the vast majority of Internet pharmacies are fraudulent and likely are selling counterfeit drugs that could harm them.
The agency on Friday launched a national campaign, called BeSafeRx, to
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's manufacturing contracted further in August, dropping 1.3 percent from the previous month on weakening auto and electronics output, as anti-Japanese riots in China darkened an already bleak outlook for both economies.