By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign has spent nearly $100 million on television commercials in selected battleground states so far, unleashing a sustained early barrage designed to create lasting, negative impressions of Republican Mitt
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former All-Star outfielder Lenny Dykstra pleaded guilty Friday and could face 20 years in prison for hiding and selling sports memorabilia and other items that were supposed to be part of his bankruptcy filing.
Dykstra, 49, entered his plea in U.
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin asked for a new judge Friday, claiming the current one is biased because he said George Zimmerman had "flaunted the system."
Zimmerman said in a motion he feared he would
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations and its partners in Syria have stepped up their humanitarian operation and expect to provide food to 850,000 people this month compared to 200,000 people in April - but they are running out of money.
The U.N. has
By The Associated Press
DEMAND UP: With new public stock offerings for guitar maker Fender and travel booking website Kayak on deck next week, there are signs demand is growing for IPOs after a five-week freeze triggered by a steep decline in financial markets and exacerbated by Facebook's
By JOAN LOWY and JOSHUA FREEDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed fining Boeing $13.5 million for failing to meet a deadline to provide airlines with instructions on how to prevent fuel tank explosions like the one that destroyed TWA Flight 800
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - With new public stock offerings for guitar maker Fender and travel booking website Kayak on deck next week, there are signs demand is starting to grow for IPOs after a five-week freeze triggered by a steep decline in financial markets and
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two men have been charged with trying to illegally export nuclear-related material to Iran that could be used in gas centrifuges to enrich uranium, the Justice Department announced Friday.
A grand jury indictment in the case also charged one of the
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - The chief executive of an Iowa-based brokerage firm admitted in a tell-all suicide note that he carried out an elaborate fraud scheme in which he embezzled at least $100 million from customers over two decades, federal investigators said
By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Worried about the economy? The rising cost of health insurance? The burgeoning federal debt?
Yup, the presidential candidates have a bullet point for that.
But despite Republican Mitt Romney's 59-point jobs plan, President Barack Obama's 64