By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - In a China awash with fake iPhones, pirated DVDs and knockoff Louis Vuitton bags, rice trader Lin Chunping took fakery to a whole new level: He invented a U.S. bank and claimed he bought it.
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Alpha Natural Resources has significantly cut its accident and injury rates in the six months since a landmark $210 million settlement that spared the company criminal charges over the 2010 mine explosion that killed 29
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - "Tell President Obama: Stop the spending," screams an ad running during the broadcast of NBC's "Today" show in central Virginia. At a break during ABC's "The View," Mitt Romney is praised in a different spot for his "
By KASIE HUNT and SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) - Mitt Romney sought Monday to capitalize on Republican Gov. Scott Walker's victory in a contentious recall election and predicted that momentum from that race will help him win the state come November and,
By GENARO C. ARMAS and MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - Jerry Sandusky opened his defense in his molestation trial Monday with character witnesses who defended his reputation, including a former Penn State coach who said he knew Sandusky took boys into
By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and JACK CHANGAssociated Press
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) - With major European economies shaking, leaders concluding an annual Group of 20 meeting sought Tuesday to reassure the world that they would find a way to put out the debt-fueled economic wildfire
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Financial journalist Dan Dorfman, known for moving stock prices in the 1990s with his comments on CNBC, has died. He was 82.
According to the family, he died Saturday in New York of cardiogenic shock, a heart condition
By The Associated Press
Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by four Los Angeles police officers set off 1992's Los Angeles race riots and became a touchstone in U.S. race relations, was found dead at his home on Sunday. The riots killed 55 people, injured more than 2,000
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Mahmoud Abou Adhma's despair over Egypt's course the past 16 months has turned him from an avid revolutionary who camped out in Tahrir Square for most of the 18 days of protests demanding the fall of Hosni Mubarak to working
By BRETT BARROUQUEREAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A former businessman owes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency $1.5 million for polluted oil wells in western Kentucky, in one of the largest penalties the agency has ever handed down.