By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times in EDT):
1. WHEN SANDUSKY LEARNS HIS SENTENCE
Even his lawyers say the 9 a.m. hearing will likely result in a penalty that sends the ex-Penn State assistant
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Plagued by uncertainty and fresh setbacks, the world economy has weakened further and will grow more slowly over the next year, the International Monetary Fund says in its latest forecast.
Advanced economies are risking recession, the
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Eager to expand in the United States, China's biggest technology companies face an America anxious about threats to jobs and national security.
The latest blow: A U.S. report that says telecom equipment makers Huawei Technologies Inc. and ZTE
By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - Europe made little progress Tuesday in its efforts to secure the region's stricken financial system and ensure that failing banks never risk an entire country's economy again when finance ministers from the 27-country
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The rise in California gasoline prices has slowed after recent jarring increases, but nonetheless the cost of a gallon inched up to another record high, even as officials hope their emergency action will help ease the sticker
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Blame it on the wind. Again.
For the second straight day, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner aborted his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall because of the weather, postponing his quest to become the world's first supersonic skydiver
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney's plan to help people with pre-existing medical conditions: Hang on to your health insurance if you want to be protected.
The GOP presidential candidate wants to help those who maintain continuous coverage, a fraction
By The Associated Press
A chronological look at the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, based on grand jury reports, court appearances and testimony. Some key dates in Penn State football and since the scandal broke are included.
- 1969 - Jerry Sandusky
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - Josh Mandel, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, declines to take a stand on the 2009 bailout of the auto industry and reserves judgment on vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's plans for Medicare.
"I have not come out in
By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - In what sounded at times like a locker room pep talk, Jerry Sandusky rambled in his red prison suit about being the underdog in the fourth quarter, about forgiveness, about dogs and about the movie "Seabiscuit."
With his accusers seated