By By KRISTEN GELINEAUAssociated Press
SYDNEY (AP) - The city of Mildura is not at the end of a dirt road in the Australian bush, in tire-choking desert sand far from food and water. Unfortunately, Apple's much-maligned mapping application thinks it is.
More than two months after Apple'
By By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - FDA OK: The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the drug Zytiga for a new group of prostate cancer patients who have not yet received chemotherapy.
FAMILIAR FACE: The FDA previously approved the pill from Johnson & Johnson for men
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration on Monday expanded approval of Johnson & Johnson's prostate cancer pill Zytiga for men with an earlier stage of the disease.
The agency says Zytiga is now approved for late-stage prostate cancer patients who have not yet received
By By The Associated Press
As Congress and the White House negotiate over ways to avoid a "fiscal cliff" at the start of the new year, governors and state lawmakers are watching anxiously because of the potential effect on state budgets. Here are five things to know about the political
By By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A plunge over the federal "fiscal cliff" may sound like a terrifying risk for many state officials anxiously watching as Washington struggles to avert automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to start with the new year. Yet their
By By MAE ANDERSONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's Corp. said Monday that a key sales figure rebounded in November, as U.S. customers snapped up the world's biggest hamburger chain's breakfast offerings and limited-time Cheddar Bacon Onion sandwiches.
By By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States could see its standing as a superpower eroded and Asian economies will outstrip those of North America and Europe combined by 2030, according to the best guess of the U.S. intelligence community in its latest
By By STACY A. ANDERSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nicole Ari Parker was motivated by frustration. For Star Jones, it was a matter of life or death. Toni Carey wanted a fresh start after a bad breakup.
All three have launched individual campaigns that reflect an emerging priority for
By By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - Coastal areas of New Jersey and New York that lost their boardwalks to Superstorm Sandy's surge are racing to rebuild them in time for tourist season - in some places, without the boards.
For reasons both practical and
By By KATIE ZEZIMA, MEGHAN BARR and HELEN O'NEILLAssociated Press
It's been more than a month since Sandy, the superstorm combining a hurricane, a nor'easter and surging full-moon tides, tore through the Northeast, leaving billions of dollars in damage in the New Jersey-New York-