By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
TEL RIFAAT, Syria (AP) - The days are still warm across the fertile plains of northern Syria around Aleppo, but night brings a chill - an ominous harbinger of winter's approach and the deepening of the already severe humanitarian crisis gripping a country
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An undercover FBI agent has been accused in court documents of spending U.S. taxpayer dollars on prostitutes in the Philippines for himself and others during an international weapons trafficking probe last year.
Deputy Federal Public Defender
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - Eight thousand miles separate southeast Asia from the American Midwest, but when Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits an Indiana city on Tuesday, it will be a kind of homecoming.
Fort Wayne, home to one of the United States
By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A European court ruled Monday that radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri can be extradited to the United States to face terrorism charges, including allegedly trying to set up an al-Qaida training camp in rural Oregon.
The decision ends a long-
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - In some places, it's as simple as pulling the plug on thousands of unused telephone lines or installing software that automatically shuts off idle school computers to save on electric bills. Other places are doing such things as merging
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A top U.S. regulator is calling for an overhaul of a key global interest rate, saying consumers need more confidence that the rate is set honestly and transparently.
Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, told a
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless said Monday that it won't prevent its version of the iPhone 5 from being used on AT&T's network.
The Verizon version of the iPhone 5, which went on sale Friday, came with an unexpected feature: it works on the
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
A federal government investigation into Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. could deal another blow to sales for its only product and main revenue source, H.P. Acthar gel, according to analysts who cover the company.
The Anaheim, Calif., drugmaker said Monday the U.S.
By LINDSEY ANDERSONAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A beloved Boston-area independent alternative radio station is getting new life online several times over in partnership with traditional print media, and experts say it could be a model for other stations that can no longer be found on a radio
By DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTERAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A conservative fundraising group that had shied away from Missouri Rep. Todd Akin is now seriously considering whether to come to the embattled Republican's aid in his challenge to Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill,