By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Some of society's most vulnerable people - the elderly, the disabled and the chronically ill - have been pushed to the brink in the powerless, flood-ravaged neighborhoods struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
The storm didn't
NBCNEWS.COM - Chocolate giant Nestle USA is recalling some lots of its Nesquik chocolate powder drink mix because it might be contaminated with salmonella.
Containers of the popular children's drink mix produced in early October have been voluntarily recalled after one of the company's
By CARLEY PETESCHAssociated Press
ROODEPOORT, South Africa (AP) - Julius Mthembu's mud-spattered face lit up as he held a tin pan and pointed to the glimmering flecks of hope lying among sand and water: gold. The find meant the 48-year-old would eat that week.
"It's difficult. I don
By RODNEY MUHUMUZAAssociated Press
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - The hunt for the African warlord Joseph Kony is hopeless without more troops, an advocacy group said Friday, urging American forces to "play a more operational role" in the vast Central Africa jungle.
A year after President Barack Obama
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers are working on a set of new and unprecedented sanctions against Iran that could prevent the Islamic republic from doing business with most of the world until it agrees to international constraints on its nuclear program, officials
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's auto sales, consumer spending and factory output improved in October in a new sign of economic recovery as the Communist Party prepared to install a new generation of leaders.
Growth in factory output accelerated to 9.6 percent over a
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations is warning that the number of people inside Syria needing humanitarian aid could rise sharply from 2.5 million now to 4 million by early next year if the civil war grinds on at its current deadly pace.
BEIJING (AP) - China's inflation eased further in October as increases in food prices slowed, giving Beijing room to launch new stimulus measures if needed to speed a recovery from a painful economic slump.
Consumer prices rose 1.7 percent, down from the previous month's 1.9 percent, the
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man described by a prosecutor as "a serial killer in training" was executed Thursday in Texas for a woman's slaying during a break-in at her home a decade ago.
Mario Swain, 33, received a lethal injection for killing Lola Nixon