DETROIT (AP) - New car prices have dropped $500 on average in the past year, mainly because Japanese automakers have restocked dealers after shortages in 2011, according to the Kelley Blue Book auto pricing service.
Prices have dropped the most for the Toyota
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional leaders have tentatively agreed on a two-year bill to overhaul federal highway programs that drops a requirement that the government approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Senate aides said they were
By ALAN FRAM and JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing weekend deadlines for action, congressional leaders have agreed to deals overhauling the nation's transportation programs without a Republican provision forcing approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil
By OOLUUN BATBAYARAssociated Press
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) - Mongolians vote for a new legislature this week facing a fortunate choice: How best can the landlocked, still poor country spend an expected windfall from its mining boom?
The main political parties
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - In the months before his arrest, authorities said, Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari collected bomb-making supplies and instructional videos and made a list of targets, from nuclear power plants to the home of a former president. His
By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming, handing down perhaps the most significant decision on the issue since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling that
By CANDICE CHOI and MICHELLE CHAPMANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Coca-Cola Co. and its bottlers plan to invest an additional $3 billion in India over the next eight years to boost the soda giant's stake in the rapidly growing market.
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
HARTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Missouri farmer Terry Durham is among those willing to bet the next hot food crop will be a berry now more commonly found in roadside ditches than supermarket shelves.
Folk healers have long used
By DAVE KOLPACKAssociated Press
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Locked-out union employees at American Crystal Sugar Co. rejected the company's contract proposal a third time Saturday in a dispute that focuses on seniority and job security.
The union announced that 63
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) - In the swaying curtain of green fields outside town, Russ Ranniger hums along in his Deere tractor, plowing the same soil his father did, sleeping in the same 1881 wood-frame house he was carried into as a newborn 60 years