By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. companies are scaling back their travel plans in response to Europe's financial crisis and uncertainty about the economy at home.
American business travelers are expected to take 437.9 million trips this year, the Global Business
By JENNY BARCHFIELDAssociated Press
SANTA RITA DO SAPUCAI, Brazil (AP) - Brazilian inmate Ronaldo da Silva was making an escape of a sort as he hopped on a bicycle and pedaled furiously, clocking up several miles (kilometers) before jumping off.
Silva didn't get very far, in fact not an inch
By MICHELLE FAULAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in jail for using child soldiers - a punishment meant to bring justice for his victims, to signal a warning to others and to act as a potential landmark in
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic party raised $71 million in June, well below the $106 million hauled in by rival Mitt Romney and the Republican party during the same period.
It was the second straight month that Romney has
By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An island offering a secluded beach, promises of great fishing and stunning views of the San Francisco skyline is up for sale - and at a discounted price.
Red Rock Island, a 6-acre mass of rock tucked away in a northern part of San
NEWTON, Mass. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Barney Frank has tied the knot with his longtime partner in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.
Frank spokesman Harry Gural says the 72-year-old congressman married 42-year-old Jim Ready in a Saturday evening
By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Perhaps no river crossing in Yosemite Valley has been more photographed than the historic Stoneman Bridge: a single, arching span faced with rough-hewn granite that provides a dramatic foreground to Half Dome,
By BRETT ZONGKER and RON TODTAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Americans dipped into the water, went to the movies and rode the subway just to be in air conditioning Saturday for relief from unrelenting heat that has killed 30 people across half the country
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Macau gambling company Melco Crown Entertainment is teaming up with the Philippines' richest man to develop a $1 billion casino resort in Manila in a sign of the industry's plans for rapid expansion in Asia
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Trolley was packed. Hotel rooms facing the bay were sold out. And local radio was set to simulcast a patriotic score for the Fourth of July show.
But instead of 20 minutes of fireworks, the crowd