SPOKANE, Wash. - While your child may not eat 6-thousand calories a day like an Olympian, what they do eat throughout the day can set the tone for the rest of their lives. Today lawmakers are gathering in Spokane to look at nutrition in schools across the state. The conference theme "
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to raise campaign money in private while in Israel, so what he tells wealthy American supporters abroad will be kept quiet from voters at home.
Romney's campaign is barring reporters from a
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
LAS VEGAS (AP) - They're called "the cooler crowd," and Las Vegas is greeting them with ambivalence: A stream of post-recession tourists ready for fun but watching their wallets.
They gamble less extravagantly than the typical visitor of the past, skimp on
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama raised nearly $2.5 million Friday at three fundraising events, including one where he crossed paths with President Bill Clinton. The other two were hosted by a Virginia businessman and philanthropist who helped hundreds
By Erik Sherman
Was Steve Jobs what every entrepreneur should aspire to? Ben Austen at Wired found start-up founders to be stubbornly divided: He talked to business owners who are such fans of Jobs that they virtually wanted to wear jeans and a black turtleneck to work and also to those who run as
By LYNN ELBERAP Television Writer
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Mariah Carey will join "American Idol" as a judge next season, Fox announced Monday, bringing her star power to the show that remains a ratings leader but has seen its viewership and pop culture status diminish.
"I am so excited to
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Australia's foreign minister says he wasn't criticizing America when he spoke of a nation "in decline" during a private conversation with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Foreign Minister Bob Carr and other Australian
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
A year after the criminal case accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting a hotel maid started to crumble, it's getting renewed scrutiny in her lawsuit over the encounter.
Legally, the ongoing lawsuit and the now-dismissed criminal charges are
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A year after NASA ended the three-decade-long U.S. space shuttle program, thousands of formerly well-paid engineers and other workers around the Kennedy Space Center are still struggling to find jobs to replace the careers that flourished
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used her first meeting with Egypt's new Islamist president to press Mohammed Morsi to start a dialogue with military leaders as a way of preserving the country's transition to democracy.