By DAVID McHUGH and PAUL WISEMANAP Business Writers
BRUSSELS (AP) - Europe's leaders surprised skeptics with a bold plan to pump cash into troubled banks, reduce borrowing costs for Italy and Spain and stop forcing austerity on every government that needs aid
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Turned away at the Supreme Court, congressional Republicans sketched a strategy Friday to repeal the nation's health care law in 2013 that requires a sweeping election victory carrying Mitt Romney to the presidency and the party at least
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - Some 25,000 sailors and other military personnel from 22 nations are converging on Hawaii starting Friday to practice hunting for submarines and catching pirates in the world's largest naval exercises
By The Associated Press
Commodities prices soared Friday after European leaders surprised markets with aggressive plans to shore up the region's financial system.
Crude oil jumped 9 percent and metals prices rose sharply after a summit in Brussels produced
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republicans in at least four states want to abandon an expansion of Medicaid in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, and more than a dozen other states are considering it in the wake of the Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) - Actor George Clooney is offering more help to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign by headlining a European fundraiser this summer for Americans living abroad.
An invitation posted on Obama's campaign website says Clooney will
By GLENN ADAMSAssociated Press
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A $30,000 reward for information leading to missing toddler Ayla Reynolds is about to expire, and police said Friday that it appears the money will go unclaimed, with no sign of the child and questions lingering over what
NEW YORK (AP) - Treasury prices fell Friday on hopes that the European debt crisis will ease after leaders there agreed to make it easier for banks to tap bailout funds.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.65 percent from 1.59 percent late Thursday.
By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina utilities regulators on Friday approved the long-planned takeover of Progress Energy by Duke Energy, clearing the last major hurdle to creating the largest American electric company.
By The Associated Press
ValueClick Inc.'s shares soared in trading Friday after the digital marketing company issued a positive second-quarter forecast and expanded its share buyback program.
THE SPARK: ValueClick announced Thursday that it expects its