By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The British government announced its proposals for reform of the U.K. banking industry on Thursday, aiming to prevent a repeat of the crisis which forced taxpayers to bail out two major banks in 2008.
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Former jet-setting Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford had plenty of things to say Thursday before a federal judge sentenced him to 110 years in prison for bilking investors out of more than $7 billion over two decades
By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Surgeon Timothy Jorden saved the lives of patients with gunshot wounds, lived in a big home by Lake Erie and owned four vehicles. He was a product of a working-class neighborhood who became an Army officer before coming
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's frequent remarks about the nation's unemployment problem have long included one curiosity, if not an outright contradiction: It's bad for private-sector workers to
By BEN FELLER and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama soaked in the support - and the campaign cash - of Manhattan's elite entertainers Thursday as his re-election team sought to fill its fundraising coffers.
The president and
By DINA CAPPIELLO and MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans and Democrats seem to be living on different planets when it comes to how to meet U.S. energy needs.
Republicans overwhelmingly push for more oil drilling. Democrats back
By Natalie Abrams,
Federal prosecutors in the case against John Edwards dropped all charges after the judge declared a mistrial on the outstanding counts, People reports.
In May, Edwards was found not guilty of one count in his corruption case, but the jury failed to reach verdicts in the five
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Proposals for Internet addresses ending in ".pizza," ''.space" and ".auto" are among the nearly 2,000 submitted as part of the largest expansion in the online address system.
Apple Inc., Sony Corp.
NEW YORK (AP) - An East African man has pleaded guilty in New York to U.S. charges he supported terrorism by associating with a violent extremist group in Somalia.
Mohamed Ibrahim Ahmed entered the plea Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan.
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Moody's credit ratings agency on Wednesday drove Cyprus deeper into junk status with a two-notch downgrade to Ba3 over an increased likelihood that debt-crushed Greece will leave the eurozone.