By HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Forget that image of a hospice worker sitting next to a hospital bed in a dimly lit room. Today, hospice care is delivered everywhere from the golf course to the casino.
As they brace for the eventual needs of
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. manufacturing shrank in June for the first time in nearly three years, adding to signs that economic growth is weakening.
Production and exports declined, and the number of new orders plunged,
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The oldest and largest refinery on the East Coast will stay open thanks to a deal between Sunoco and the private equity firm The Carlyle Group, with the groups announcing Monday that they have agreed to terms on a joint
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Officials from Cyprus' potential rescue creditors are on their way to the island nation to begin talks on the terms of a bailout, the country's finance ministry said Monday.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar called upon local and foreign investors Monday to fund construction of a second airport to serve the country's largest city, Yangon, as it prepares for an influx of tourists in the wake of political reforms.
Tin Naing Tun, the
By ADAM SCHRECKAP Business Writer
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Queen Elizabeth 2's Dubai owners outlined plans Monday to turn the storied cruise liner into a dockside hotel that will keep many existing furnishings intact, ending years of speculation about the fate
By BARBARA SURK and HASSAN AMMARAssociated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - While Olympic leaders and human rights advocates are encouraged by signs that Saudi Arabia may bow to pressure and send female athletes to the Summer Games, women athletes in the ultraconservative
By DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf Writer
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - The images of Tiger Woods, dressed in his red shirt and raising both arms on the 18th green after another victory, are no longer highlights from years gone by.
When he outlasted Bo Van Pelt in a tense duel on
By DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A senior European Central Bank official urged Greece's new government on Monday to avoid further delays in implementing major structural reforms.
ECB board member Joerg Asmussen is in Athens as the
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Every year, Mitt Romney and his family spend a week at his estate on picturesque Lake Winnipesaukee. They go boating, play games - and attend church, an expression of the faith that's fundamentally shaped the Republican