By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A suburban mother charged with moonlighting as a big-city madam was released from jail on bond Tuesday night, after four months behind bars in a case laced with claims of prominent clients and law-enforcement protectors
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's top Democrat and Republican said Tuesday that they've reached a deal that would prevent interest rates on college loans from doubling beginning this weekend for millions of students. But House Speaker John
Former Cougar Steve Gleason and a host of celebrities are in the Inland Northwest this week to raise money for those who suffer from Lou Gehrig's disease – and to have a little fun in the process.
Gleason, most recently a hero for the New Orleans Saints, was diagnosed with ALS in 2011.
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG said Tuesday it will close its former U.S. headquarters, a sprawling facility where the groundbreaking drugs Valium and interferon were invented.
The move is part of a
BERLIN (AP) - Egan-Jones credit ratings agency says it has downgraded Germany by one notch from AA- to A+ and has issued a negative watch for the country's sovereign debt amid Europe's lingering debt crisis.
The U.S. company cited Germany's implicit
By RALPH D. RUSSOAP College Football Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Playoffs and tournaments long have determined champions of every college sport from baseball to bowling.
The exception was major college football.
That ended Tuesday. Come 2014, the
By MICHELLE LOCKEFor The Associated Press
Maybe it's the ad's strikingly handsome spokesman dressed in fireman's gear. Maybe it's the fact that his shirt has a winsome habit of disappearing, revealing sculpted pecs. Maybe it's the beret-wearing kitten he
By SUE MANNINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Summer at animal shelters across the country means more animals, more work, more bills and more worries.
And there are sometimes fewer staffers, volunteers and donations to handle it.
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus has yet to figure out how much European Union bailout money it will ask for to prop up its Greece-exposed banking sector and ailing economy, the eurozone country's finance minister said Tuesday
By PAUL WISEMANAP Economics Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - When they meet Thursday and Friday in Brussels, leaders of the 27 countries in the European Union will face a daunting task: Find a solution to a debt crisis that's spread misery across Europe, raised doubts about the euro