By JACK GILLUM and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee combined to raise more than $100 million in June, two GOP officials said Thursday, a striking number for a challenger
By MATT VOLZ and MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor has filed charges against a hitchhiker who authorities say shot himself in the arm on the side of a remote highway in northeastern Montana and then claimed to be the victim of a drive-by
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Florida lifeguard who was fired after leaving his post to help rescue a swimmer outside his zone will be offered his job back, but he says no thanks.
Jeff Ellis, head of a company that provides lifeguards at Hallandale Beach,
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - When firefighter Eric Morris shows up at wildfires across the West, locals battling the flames sometimes look at him and wonder who sent him.
The answer isn't a public agency. It's an
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States launched a trade complaint Thursday against China at the World Trade Organization, accusing Beijing of unfairly imposing duties on more than $3 billion in exports of American-produced automobiles
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The temperatures in Casimir Brandon's basement bedroom grew so stifling that the exhausted Madison man began riding city buses in the morning, from one end of the line to the other, so he could grab a few hours of air-
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday unveiled its approach for a long-term farm and food bill that would reduce spending by $3.5 billion a year, almost half of that coming from cuts in the federal food stamp program
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix shares surged by more than 14 percent Thursday as investors bet the growing popularity of the company's Internet video service will translate into higher profits.
THE SPARK: The gains extended a rally that began Tuesday after
By MARY ESCHAssociated Press
NORTH CREEK, N.Y. (AP) - A railroad company is renovating rusty, overgrown tracks to get at millions of tons of waste rock at an abandoned iron and titanium mine near the source of New York's Hudson River and the highest peaks of the Adirondacks
By RON DEPASQUALE
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council threatened sanctions against Islamist fighters in northern Mali and condemned the destruction of sacred tombs in the ancient city of Timbuktu, but did not authorize an intervention force in a resolution passed