By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:
ABORTION and BIRTH CONTROL:
Obama: Supports abortion rights. Health care law requires contraceptives to be available
By The Associated Press
PARENTAL GUIDANCE: Parents of college-bound students must decide whether credit cards are a good idea for their children, as offers from banks and credit card issuers stream in.
CARDS FOR KIDS: Despite restrictions under the Credit Card Act of 2009, college students under
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dozens of people connected to the Outlaws motorcycle gang were arrested during early-morning raids Wednesday that federal prosecutors said were aimed at dismantling a criminal organization where violence was part of doing business.
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An eyewear website operator was imprisoned without bail Wednesday after witnesses said he threatened them with murder or rape when they complained about eyeglass orders.
U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in Manhattan ordered Vitaly Borker, 36
BLOOMFIELD, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man who found a bag with $8,000 in cash along a road has returned the money to its owner.
Nick Optis, of Mendon, N.Y., came across a money bag Monday morning in Bloomfield, south of Rochester. After finding the cash and checks made out to nearby White's Farm
By SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a "mood disorder," his office said in a brief statement Wednesday, more than a month after the Chicago Democrat quietly went on a medical leave of absence.
No details about where
By JOHN RABY and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
LEROY, W.Va. (AP) - While her husband returned a rototiller to a West Virginia rental shop, a limping woman sneaked into another part of the building seeking help. Soon, court papers say, she was at a shelter with a horrifying tale: She had been held
By COLLEEN SLEVINAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Richard B. Scudder, co-founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper company, who also helped invent a process allowing newsprint to be recycled, died Wednesday at his home in New Jersey. He was 99.
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. stock exchanges and markets must establish a uniform system for tracking all orders and trades under a rule approved Wednesday.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said the requirement is intended to make it easier for the government to
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a day of political maneuvering, Democrats and then Republicans took turns blocking a quick Senate vote on President Barack Obama's proposal to extend expiring tax cuts for a year on everyone but the highest-earning Americans.
With each side