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 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.
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 JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Her nurse was showered with almost $28 million in gifts, including three Manhattan apartments, two homes elsewhere and a $1.2 million Stradivarius violin. Her doctors' families received more than $3 million in presents. A
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
If sometimes it seems like the two candidates for president are speaking different languages, the reason is simple:
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney use distinct vocabularies. Each has a
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
CHICAGO (AP) - With global anxiety rising, President Barack Obama is searching for bolder, swifter signals from Europe that it will contain its financial mess and keep it from torpedoing the U.S. economy and his re-election chances along
By LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Hey, Mr. Mom.
What's up, Workaholic?
Whether they say it out loud or acknowledge it at all, that work-home divide traditionally reserved for the Mommy Wars can also rear between dads who go
By GEIR MOULSONAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday she hopes Greeks will elect a new government that stands by the country's promises to international creditors, insisting that Europeans cannot keep making commitments which they then