By By MARIA SUDEKUMAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The days since Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend then shot himself in the head have been very difficult for his mother, who said Wednesday that the slayings have not diminished her love for the couple.
Belcher's mother, Cheryl
By By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Days before a newly formed council focuses on long-term Gulf of Mexico cleanup, a report released to The Associated Press shows that one federal agency has committed more than a half-billion dollars to the region in the past two years,
PARIS (AP) - French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac is filing a legal complaint against a website that claims he has hidden money from French tax authorities in offshore accounts - while he has been leading the country's campaign against tax evaders.
The Mediapart website reported Tuesday that
HELSINKI (AP) - Finland's economy has slipped into recession with a 0.1 percent drop in gross domestic product in the third quarter from the previous three months, as the export-dependent country continues to suffer from a drop in demand among European trading partners.
Statistics Finland said
By By FRANK JORDANS and ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Maria Menendez, a 25-year-old caught in Spain's job-destroying economic crisis, would love to work in Germany as a veterinarian. Germany, facing an acute shortage of skilled workers, would love to have her.
By By CATHERINE TSAIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Boston Market Corp. is reporting record Thanksgiving sales this year - and it's already planning for next Thanksgiving.
The Golden, Colo.-based restaurant chain had not yet released specific dollar figures but said total sales per
By By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A man who confessed to killing an Alaska barista and multiple other people across the country died in his jail cell after slashing one of his wrists and using bedding material to strangle himself, Alaska State Troopers said
By By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Trophy grizzly bear hunts are under consideration for the Northern Rockies in the surest sign yet that more than 30 years of federal protection for the fearsome animal is nearing an end across much of the region.
An estimated 1,600
By By The Associated Press
The Obama administration and House Republicans have unveiled their opening offers in talks to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. Details are scant but the White House estimates its plan would carve $4.4 trillion from the deficit over the coming decade, including
By By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It may be just a bluff or a bargaining ploy, but the White House is signaling that President Barack Obama is willing to let the country go over the "fiscal cliff," a hard-line negotiating strategy aimed at winning concessions from Republicans