By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are signaling they're open to some compromise on a taxes and spending to prevent more financial pain in the new year, but the two sides are digging in on raising taxes for
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish military helicopter carrying soldiers on a mission against Kurdish rebels crashed because of bad weather on Saturday, killing all 17 troops onboard, officials said.
Thirteen soldiers and four military crewmembers were killed in the crash in a mountainous part of
By BARBARA SURK and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The newly elected leader of Syria's main opposition group slammed the international community for what he called inaction, saying Saturday that fighters are in desperate need of weapons to break the stalemate with President
By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The social media savvy that helped Occupy Wall Street protesters create a grass-roots global movement last year is proving to be a strength in the wake of Superstorm Sandy as members and organizers of the group fan out across New York to deliver
By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Some of society's most vulnerable people - the elderly, the disabled and the chronically ill - have been pushed to the brink in the powerless, flood-ravaged neighborhoods struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
The storm didn't
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHIAssociated Press
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - A shootout between rioting prisoners and security forces at a prison in Sri Lanka's capital killed at least 27 inmates, while police said Saturday that they arrested five prisoners who had managed to escape and were
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's export growth accelerated in October in a fresh sign the world's second-largest economy is recovering from a painful slump, but the commerce minister warned that exporters face tough conditions in coming months.
Exports rose 11.6
By PAUL HARLOFF and SANDY SHOREAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Many drivers in New York and New Jersey are still struggling to find gasoline nearly two weeks after Superstorm Sandy battered the region's energy infrastructure. To help alleviate long lines at service stations, a gas
By The Associated Press
Precision Castparts Corp. is buying Titanium Metals Corp. in a deal worth roughly $2.9 billion, the companies announced Friday.
Precision, based in Portland, Ore., will pay $16.50 per share in cash for the Dallas-based titanium melted and milled products company, a 44
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Trying to show flexibility without slowing down President Barack Obama's health care law, the administration said Friday states can have more time to work out their roles in providing health care to millions of uninsured Americans