By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - As anti-American sentiment boils in Islamic countries like Egypt, lawmakers are moving to permit billions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid under a government-wide funding bill set to clear Congress this week.
In the case of Egypt, turmoil since
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Education Department is awarding $228 million in grants to historically black colleges and universities.
The five-year grants will go to schools in 19 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Schools can use the
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A lawsuit claiming US Bank helped Peregrine Financial Group's CEO mislead regulators about his misuse of customer funds is a meritless attempt to shift responsibility for the $200 million fraud, a senior bank official said Tuesday.
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
As Mitt Romney's campaign struggles to get past jarring distractions and back on message and President Barack Obama works to build on his small lead in polls, October's presidential debates are suddenly looming in importance.
And both candidates have been
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States said Tuesday it is ending the U.S. Agency for International Development's operations in Russia after a Kremlin demand that the aid organization leave the country, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's policy of
By YINKA IBUKUNAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Despite all its cutting-edge technology, Google Inc. has turned to the humble text message to break into Nigeria's booming economy.
The search engine has started a service in Nigeria, as well as in Ghana and Kenya, which enables mobile
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo has completed a long-awaited $7.6 billion deal with China's Alibaba Group, generating a windfall that could help ease the pain of Yahoo shareholders who have endured the company's foibles during the past few years.
By The Associated Press
SETTLED: An Ohio franchisee who runs several western Pennsylvania Panera Bread stores has agreed to pay more than $76,000 to settle discrimination claims by current and former black employees.
HELD BACK: Guy Vines, the black worker, sued Warren, Ohio-based Covelli
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling that likely would have led to greater disclosure of who is paying for certain election ads.
In March, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that the Federal Election
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) - The CEO of a failed artificial sweetener company was charged Tuesday with theft and securities fraud in Missouri for allegedly using bond revenues to avoid foreclosure on his Beverly Hills, Calif., home and misleading financiers about the