By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Algeria demanded new efforts Saturday to limit freedom of expression to prevent denigrating attacks on Islam, appealing to the United Nations to take a lead as nations engaged in new debate on the tensions between free speech and religious
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Sony is expanding its sprawling electronics to movies business empire with a new venture - looking inside the human body.
The company on Friday said it will spend 50 billion yen ($640 million) for an 11 percent stake in Olympus Corp., an embattled
WEST BRANCH, Mich. (AP) - A mid-Michigan community cheered on a 16-year-old sophomore - the victim of an apparent prank by classmates - as she took her place with other members of her high school's homecoming court.
Whitney Kropp was escorted by her father and grandfather onto the Ogemaw
By JOSH FUNKAP Business Writer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - As they work to give away part of Warren Buffett's roughly $47 billion fortune, his three children have adopted an approach that looks remarkably similar to their father's technique for making all that money.
Like Buffett, each relies on
By CHARLES BABINGTON and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are growing more optimistic about the economy and President Barack Obama's leadership, creating a significant obstacle for Republican rival Mitt Romney five weeks to Election Day.
Even with unemployment
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - In this crucial battleground in campaign 2012, William Healy and Joe Halter stand on opposing sides of the great divide: How to jump-start the economy?
Healy, the Democratic mayor of Canton, recalls how, in the grim early days of 2010, when
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - When last we saw the chief justice of the United States on the bench, John Roberts was joining with the Supreme Court's liberals in an unlikely lineup that upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
By The Associated Press
The Supreme Court term that begins Monday holds the prospect for major rulings about affirmative action, gay marriage and voting rights.
A look at cases the court already has agreed to hear and other top cases in the pipeline:
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing historically low mortgages, President Barack Obama is pressing Republicans to back housing policies the White House says would help struggling homeowners refinance their debts and prevent foreclosures.
Obama is blaming congressional Republicans for not passing legislation
By SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - His home in Washington is for sale. His wife says he'll come back to work only when a doctor approves. He vowed to return to the campaign by Labor Day, and then didn't.
Election Day is five weeks away, and Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. remains