By The Associated Press
Euro nations split on how to help Greece cut debt
BRUSSELS (AP) - Greece's international creditors are proposing giving the country two more years to reform its economy, but European finance ministers were split Monday over how to put together a comprehensive
NEW YORK (AP) - Leucadia National is buying the investment banking firm Jefferies Group for about $2.8 billion in stock in a deal executives said Monday would better position both companies for growth in the years ahead.
The transaction will make Jefferies the largest business for a diversified
By CHARLES WILSON and TOM LoBIANCOAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The search for what caused a massive, deadly explosion that rocked an Indianapolis neighborhood turned to natural gas Monday, with officials checking gas lines and a homeowner saying a problem furnace could be to blame.
By CHRISTINA HOAGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday, both with somber traditions such as a Virginia wreath-laying ceremony attended by President Barack Obama to honor those who didn't make it back
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Irene Cramer threaded her Mercury Mountaineer around fallen branches, slowing down in front of a squat white ranch to see if, maybe, it could be the temporary home she is desperate to find.
Cramer and her husband, Tommy, left their home in
By DAVID GERMAINAP Movie Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Bond's "Skyfall" has extended its worldwide box-office rule to North America, hauling in a franchise-record $87.8 million in its first weekend at U.S. theaters.
Adding in $2.2 million from Thursday night previews at IMAX and other
By CHARLES WILSON and RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Splintered beams and boards on a piece of charred earth were all that remained Sunday where at least two Indianapolis homes were leveled in a blast that killed two people and rendered homes for blocks uninhabitable.
By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - For the last month, the BBC has been heavily criticized for not airing allegations of child sex abuse committed by one of its star hosts, the late Jimmy Savile. Now it is in crisis because it did broadcast claims against a
By JOHN KEKISAssociated Press
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into one of the sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach his job, threw a top-ranked team into turmoil and threatened the career of Hall of Fame coach
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The leadership of Syria's main opposition group in exile is an all-male affair after elections failed to promote a single woman to the decision-making group of 41 members.
Some of the female delegates at the Syrian National Council conference