By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) - Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out-of-control blaze scorching central Colorado on Wednesday, reacting with caution to witness reports of meteor sightings.
The temporary move came amid
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is planning to travel to Russia next week, a visit that follows recent talks between President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Mexico.
By DON MELVIN and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that the euro is under "acute stress" and piled pressure on Germany by advocating a series of measures to pull Europe out of its crisis that its
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A conservative women's group on Wednesday launched a $6 million ad campaign in presidential battleground states criticizing President Barack Obama's health care reform law.
The 60-second ad from Concerned
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A website that authorities say two aging professors used to run a multistate prostitution ring is legal, a state judge has ruled, highlighting the difficulties that prosecutors face in using decades-old laws to combat
By GREG KELLERAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to extend Operation Twist, its program intended to lower long-term interest rates in a bid to boost growth and employment.
By MAE ANDERSON and MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Procter & Gamble Co. on Wednesday lowered its fourth-quarter earnings and revenue forecasts, the latest company to sound warning bells about slowing global economic growth.
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) - Italian Premier Mario Monti has proposed using the eurozone's €440 billion ($555 billion) bailout fund to buy sovereign debt and ease pressure on Italian and Spanish borrowing rates.
Monti told a briefing at the close of the Group of
By LOUISE NORDSTROMAssociated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected result for the second quarter, with profits soaring nearly 23 percent thanks to successful sales of its spring clothing lines as
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Setting up a potential constitutional confrontation, a Republican-controlled House panel voted Wednesday to cite Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress, just hours after President Barack Obama invoked executive