By DON MELVIN and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Top European officials have called on countries that use the euro to surrender more control over their national budgets, a move apparently aimed at easing Germany's fears of sharing debt burdens with struggling
By DANIEL WOOLLSAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's borrowing costs soared in a pair of short-term auctions Tuesday as investors worried that the country would not be able to manage an expensive rescue of its ailing banking sector.
The Treasury auctioned
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Officials in Stockton said Tuesday that mediation with creditors has failed, meaning the Central California city is set to become the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.
City Manager Bob
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Hackers broke into a prominent Russian opposition leader's Twitter and email accounts, sending his followers abusive messages.
Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman, Anna Veduta, warned his quarter of a million
By LYNN DeBRUIN and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) - More than 2,100 residents were being evacuated from the Air Force Academy's grounds Tuesday night as heavy smoke billowed from a wildfire that has burned an unknown number of homes near Colorado
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden unleashed a back-to-back assault Tuesday on Republican challenger Mitt Romney, re-emphasizing Democratic assertions that Romney as a venture capitalist sent U.S. jobs
By MALCOLM FOSTERAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's lower house voted Tuesday to double the country's sales tax to 10 percent over three years in a bid to rein in a bulging national debt as an aging population burdens the country's social security system
By KEVIN FREKING and PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Sen. Orrin Hatch won the GOP primary in Utah on Tuesday, handily turning back a challenge from tea party forces hoping to jolt the Republican Party again by defeating an incumbent who occasionally strayed from
By GENARO C. ARMAS and RANDY PENNELLAssociated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Jerry Sandusky's son Matt recalled showering with his future adoptive father as a boy and pretending to be asleep to avoid being touched - memories that surfaced only recently, according to a
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil slipped closer to $79 a barrel Tuesday amid a broad decline in global financial markets as investors worried that an EU summit this week will fall fail to provide solutions to Europe's debt and economic problems