By The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - DARYL GATES
Gates had been Los Angeles' chief of police for 14 years when the rioting erupted and was pressured to retire shortly afterward. Until then, he had been nationally respected for pioneering such
By ALEX DOMINGUEZAssociated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - A Maryland man faces trial in a $9.1 million fraud case that is shedding light on problems in a renewable energy credits program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Federal prosecutors accuse
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans intend to seek quick repeal of any parts of the health care law that survive a widely anticipated Supreme Court ruling, but don't plan to push replacement measures until after the fall
By ANGELA CHARLTON and JAMEY KEATENAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - Francois Hollande is the man in charge after his Socialist Party swept France's parliamentary election. Voters welcomed the French president's vision of injecting government money into Europe's
By KATY DAIGLEAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - What is a sip of clean water worth? Is there economic value in the shade of a tree? And how much would you pay for a breath of fresh air?
Putting a price on a natural bounty long taken for granted as free may
By MARTIN GRIFFITHAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Pilots offered praise this week for a new course designed to keep them farther away from spectators at the Reno National Championship Air Races after last year's accident that killed 11 people.
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - When it comes to arresting drug traffickers and dismantling organized crime, the investigation into a U.S. horse racing operation allegedly laundering money for one of Mexico's most powerful cartels is rare - and
By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
Looking back, the financial lives many Americans enjoyed until just a few years ago can seem like a mirage.
On a suburban cul-de-sac northwest of Atlanta, Michael and Patricia Jackson are struggling to keep a house worth $100,000 less than they owe. In a small town
By SHANNON MCFARLANDAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - President Barack Obama's call for states to raise the minimum age at which students can drop out of high school seems about as popular as a homework assignment on Friday afternoon.