By BETH FOUHY and PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New Republican-leaning independent groups entered the presidential advertising fray Wednesday as polling suggests Mitt Romney's campaign may be losing ground against President Barack Obama in key swing states.
By PABLO ELIAS GIUSSANIAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The leaders of three Latin American nations hit hard by drug trafficking called on the membership of the United Nations on Wednesday to promote a debate on alternative ways to combat drug trafficking.
In an unusually energetic
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
VAUGHN, N.M. (AP) - The police chief of the small eastern New Mexico town of Vaughn resigned Wednesday, leaving the town with just one certified member on its police force - a drug-sniffing dog named Nikka.
Dave Romero, attorney for the town, said Wednesday
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department says regional bank company Zions Bancorp has repaid the $700 million it still owed for the federal bailout it received in the financial crisis.
Salt Lake City-based Zions was among hundreds of banks that received bailouts in late 2008 after their bad loans
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - RadioShack said Wednesday that its CEO is leaving under an agreement with the board, the latest blow for the struggling electronics retailer.
RadioShack said James Gooch will step down immediately and is leaving its board of directors. Chief Financial Officer Dorvin Lively
By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A surprise ruling by a federal appeals court that lets the Army Corps of Engineers off the hook for paying compensation for Hurricane Katrina's catastrophic flooding isn't going over well on the streets of New Orleans.
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Schools in Yakima, Wash., are taking nearly a month to deliver transcripts to former students. The Mexican consulate in Denver introduced Saturday hours last month after passport applications spiked by one-third. San Diego public schools added
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The countdown is on for skydiver Felix Baumgartner.
In just two weeks, Baumgartner will attempt to go supersonic when he jumps from a record altitude of 23 miles over New Mexico. Project managers announced Tuesday the feat will take
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court reversed itself Monday and threw out a judge's landmark ruling that the Army Corps of Engineers was liable for billions of dollars in Hurricane Katrina flood damage that property owners blame on the corps'
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Senate has confirmed a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma who is currently the dean of the University of New Mexico Law School to oversee the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Senate approved President Barack Obama's nomination of Kevin Washburn as