By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday urged European leaders to provide more details as soon as possible on their plans to resolve the continent's debt crisis.
Geithner said major
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tensions between the U.S. and Russia flared Wednesday as the former Cold War foes traded blame for the violence in Syria just days before a planned meeting between President Barack Obama and Russian President
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An air tanker dropping retardant on a southern Utah wildfire earlier this month veered off its flight path while following a lead plane moments before crashing into mountainous terrain, killing both pilots aboard, according
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S stocks skidded Wednesday, a looming election in Greece and the broader debt maelstrom in Europe their ominous backdrop.
Major market indexes wavered for much of the day but fell sharply after the
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - For the first time, people responding to a global survey are more likely to view China and not the United States as the world's leading economic power.
The results of the Pew Research Center survey do not
By SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
LEXINGTON, Okla. (AP) - If associates of a reputed Mexican drug cartel leader had wanted to lay low while laundering money at an American horse ranch, they seemed to do everything wrong.
They swept their fields at night with a
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A northern Colorado wildfire 60 miles away wrapped Denver in a pungent cloud of smoke for several hours Tuesday and complicated the aerial offensive against the spreading mountain blaze, which has killed one person and
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Lawyers for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have identified Brazil, India, China and South Africa along with Mexico as areas having the biggest risk for corruption, according to a letter from two congressmen who are doing their own
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCA and TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - In the stables at a prominent quarter horse track in New Mexico, workers quietly nicknamed Jose Trevino Morales's stables as the "Zetas' stables" and say they often saw people show up with bags of
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is headed home again.
Obama, his wife and their two daughters will travel to Chicago on Friday night for the weekend, the White House said Tuesday.
The president is expected to leave from Chicago on