By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man who made two rescues in two days is being honored by the St. Petersburg Fire Department for his lifesaving actions.
Gus Hertz was fishing near the Gulf of Mexico last week when a man suffered a
By ANNE GEARANAP National Security Writer
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will lead a delegation of current and former U.S. officials honoring the late heir to the throne in Saudi Arabia.
President Barack Obama is sending the group
By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A Russian-operated ship said to be carrying military helicopters to Syria appears to have turned back after its British insurer removed coverage for the vessel, U.K. officials said Tuesday.
By GREG KELLERAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - As if it's not enough that England and France are battling for Europe's soccer championship this week - now their leaders are sniping over taxes, too.
While their teams face decisive matches in Ukraine,
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - European leaders are locked in a fierce debate over how to solve the debt crisis that is killing off growth on the continent, including whether to ease up on the terms of Greece's bailout deal.
By ED ANDRIESKIAssociated Press
BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters are making progress on a 93-square-mile wildfire in northern Colorado that has destroyed more homes than any other in state history, but more residents were warned Tuesday to be ready to leave because of a spot
By DANIEL WOOLLSAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain found it increasingly difficult to find buyers for its debt Tuesday when it had to pay a sharply higher interest rate in an auction of short-term bonds, highlighting growing concerns that the country might eventually need
By ANNE GEARAN and BEN FELLERAssociated Press
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) - President Barack Obama voiced confidence Tuesday in Europe's ability to "break the fever" of its raging debt crisis as he sought to calm both global financial markets and the election-year worries of
By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time, the influx of Asians moving to the U.S. has surpassed that of Hispanics, reflecting a slowdown in illegal immigration while American employers increase their demand for high-skilled workers.
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAP Business Writer
MOSCOW (AP) - World markets were mixed on Tuesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would signal new stimulus measures. But concern over Greece's ability to form a stable government and Spain's rising borrowing rates kept