By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Medical claims costs - the biggest driver of health insurance premiums - will jump an average 32 percent for Americans' individual policies under President Barack Obama's overhaul, according to a study by the nation's leading
By JAMES MacPHERSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's governor positioned the oil-rich state Tuesday as a primary battleground in the decades-old fight over abortion rights, signing into law the nation's toughest restriction on the procedure and urging lawmakers to set
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - From a bank of chairs in an NBC Universal control room, technician Antonella Caruso counted down as if she were anticipating a rocket booster's liftoff: "Nine, eight, seven, six ..."
It was a dress rehearsal for USA's plan to let viewers
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and some of its allies are considering plans to increase anti-piracy operations along Africa's west coast, spurred on by concerns that money from the attacks is funding a Nigerian-based insurgent group that is linked to one of al-
By JUERGEN BAETZ
BRUSSELS (AP) - Europe's leading institutions clashed in a rare sign of public discord Tuesday over what shape future financial rescues will take following the bailout for Cyprus, creating further uncertainty and concern about the safety of keeping large deposits in European
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's a time of transition for the video game industry.
With last year's launch of the Wii U, the impending arrival of the PlayStation 4 and the likelihood of a new Xbox on the horizon, the next generation of video game consoles is
By HYUNG-JIN KIM and SAM KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - In a show of force following weeks of North Korean bluster, the U.S. on Thursday took the unprecedented step of announcing that two of its nuclear-capable B-2 bombers dropped munitions on a South Korean island as part of joint
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
STARA ZAGORA, Bulgaria (AP) - Donka Hristova lets her mother pull her skintight mini-dress a half-inch down her leg. Checking her makeup one last time, she joins her two younger sisters in a provocative dance.
The Gypsy girl knows she has to look her best. She is,
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beyond the investigations, it's business as usual for Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez.
The new Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman presides over hearings on North Korea and counterterrorism, travels to Afghanistan and Pakistan and meets
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stop me if you've heard this one before: There's this famous car brand whose average driver is more familiar with Social Security than social media.
General Motors Co. will make another attempt to get Buick to appeal to younger buyers with