By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:
ABORTION and BIRTH CONTROL:
Obama: Supports abortion rights. Health care law requires contraceptives to be available
By COLLEEN SLEVINAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Richard B. Scudder, co-founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper company, who also helped invent a process allowing newsprint to be recycled, died Wednesday at his home in New Jersey. He was 99.
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - For months, Illinois farmer David Kellerman held out hope for rain, even as the worst drought in nearly 25 years spread across the country.
He finally gave up when the temperature hit 108 three days in a row. Corn won't develop kernels if
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - America's first new nuclear plants in more than a decade are costing billions more to build and sometimes taking longer to deliver than planned, problems that could chill the industry's hopes for a jumpstart to the nation's new nuclear age.
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Four months out, the presidential race is a cliffhanger. That makes for an exciting contest, but it's not exactly a shot in the arm for the battered economy, the No. 1 campaign issue.
Nearly all major national polls show President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt
By ANDRES GONZALEZ and SARAH PARNASSAssociated Press
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - The rain that fell on Arlington National Cemetery on Monday did not wash away the excitement and gratitude of hundreds of volunteers who worked to beautify the solemn resting place of fallen soldiers.
Nearly 400 adults,
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is challenging Mitt Romney's promises to crack down on China's trading practices, saying in an ad released Saturday that the Republican candidate profited by allowing China to strip away U.S. jobs
By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The sudden decision to replace the chief executive tapped to run America's largest electric company has prompted North Carolina's attorney general and regulators to launch investigations into whether consumers
SPOKANE, Wash. - An alleged drunk driver crashed into the patio of the Steer Inn restaurant in Hillyard Thursday night.
According to wife of the owner of the Steer Inn, at around 10 pm a drunk driver steered off course, jumped the curb and smashed through the Steer Inn sign.
But that wasn
NEW YORK (AP) - Dynegy Inc. said Friday that it has filed for bankruptcy protection as part of a plan to reorganize after years of wrestling with falling electricity prices.
The Houston power company, which operates and sells electricity on the open market, said