By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Over dinner at a swank hotel a few blocks from the White House, Republican senators wanted to know if President Barack Obama would support a gradual increase in the age of eligibility for Medicare, set at 65 since the program's inception
By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
ROSS ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) - Across most of Earth, a tourist attraction that sees 35,000 visitors a year can safely be labeled sleepy. But when it's Antarctica, every footstep matters.
Tourism is rebounding here five years after the financial crisis stifled what
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An immigration agent was justified in fatally shooting a colleague who opened fire on their boss in a federal office building last year, the FBI has determined.
The wild double-shooting at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Long Beach
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil rose to near $94 on Friday ahead of the release of U.S. industrial production and manufacturing figures that analysts expect to show an improving economy.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for April delivery was up 60 cents to $93.63 a
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
NOME, Alaska (AP) - The winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has come under the burled arch in this western Alaska outpost, but that's just the beginning for this community, where every musher to finish the race gets a hero's welcome.
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When PepsiCo Inc. announced it would stop putting an obscure vegetable oil in its Gatorade right before the Super Bowl, one of the loudest cheers came from a high school student who had made it her mission to get rid of the ingredient.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) - The trial of two Ohio high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl began as a contest between prosecutors insisting the girl was too drunk to consent to sex and defense attorneys portraying her as someone
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Oil prices rose Thursday ahead of the release of employment data in the U.S. although the increase was kept in check by ample crude supplies and worries about the eurozone economy.
Benchmark oil for April delivery was up 12 cents to $92.64 per
By MATTHEW BARAKATAP Business Writer
McLEAN, Va. (AP) - The people who bring you The Greatest Show on Earth will be taking Spider-Man, the Hulk, Thor and the X-Men on a worldwide road show.
Feld Entertainment Inc., which produces the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, along with