By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Stubbornly close and deeply divisive, the presidential race throttles into its last 100 days as an enormous clash over economic vision, with the outcome likely to come down to fall debates, final unemployment numbers and fierce efforts
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - On a trip to Israel, Mitt Romney is trying to win over a tiny sliver of a small - but powerful - section of the American electorate. President Barack Obama is doing the same at home.
But while Romney's trip is unlikely to change the
By MICHAEL WARRENAssociated Press
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Critics of President Cristina Fernandez say she missed a perfect opportunity to ease strains on Argentina's currency supply when she unveiled a new 100-peso note honoring Evita Peron this week, shunning calls for bigger bills
By The Associated Press
In a story July 27 about corporate earnings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that United Parcel Service Inc. cut its full-year earnings forecast to a range of $4.50 to $4.75 per share. In fact, UPS expects to earn between $4.50 and $4.70 per share for the year
By KASIE HUNT and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Mitt Romney struggled Friday to stem political fallout at home after insulting Britain's handling of the London Games. The stumble at least briefly pitted the Republican presidential candidate against America's strongest ally
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors are dumping Facebook's stock, spooked by slowing revenue growth, the lack of a financial outlook and plans to spend more money in the coming months.
Are they right?
Only if they are thinking in the short term. Investors can
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - High unemployment isn't going away - not as long as the economy grows as slowly as it did in the April-June quarter.
Weak consumer spending held growth to an annual rate of just 1.5 percent, even less than the 2 percent rate in the
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mountain West Conference Commissioner Craig Thompson says he tried to make it as difficult as possible for Boise State to leave the league, even offering to drop its restriction against the Broncos wearing their blue football uniforms on their blue turf.
Thompson says the league
By MARC LEVY and MARK SCOLFORO and MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - State Farm is pulling its ads from Penn State football broadcasts, while General Motors is reconsidering its sponsorship deal and Wall Street is threatening to downgrade the school's credit rating
By The Associated Press
Facebook's stock lost a penny on Monday.
It closed at $28.75, down 24 percent from its public offering price of $38.
The stock has been up on 19 trading days and down on 26 since its initial public offering.
Facebook began trading publicly in mid-May following one of