By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's major banks agreed on Monday to suspend some evictions of homeowners unable to pay their mortgages after hundreds of thousands of Spaniards lost their homes during the crushing economic crisis and two recently committed suicide.
By GILLIAN WONGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese government will require that future industrial projects include assessments of their risk to social stability, following several large protests around the country over pollution, a top official said Monday.
The government will also
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. THE SECOND WOMAN IN THE PETRAEUS CASE
A U.S. official says Jill Kelley, a longtime friend of the former CIA director and his wife, was getting harassing emails from
By BARRY HATTONAssociated Press
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel took her fiscal discipline message to bailed-out Portugal on Monday, tolerating Nazi jibes from a small group of protesters as she advocated the benefits of austerity and economic reforms.
As in her recent
By ALBERTO ARCEAssociated Press
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - In a capital so dangerous that only the "walking dead" are said to venture out after dark, nothing could draw an obedient son from the safety of his parents' suburban home into the deserted night.
Nothing, that is, but a girl.
By CHARLES WILSON and TOM LoBIANCOAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The search for what caused a massive, deadly explosion that rocked an Indianapolis neighborhood turned to natural gas Monday, with officials checking gas lines and a homeowner saying a problem furnace could be to blame.
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Few seem to be enjoying the management meltdown at the venerable BBC more than Rupert Murdoch, the News Corp. chief whose rival British newspapers have been caught up in their own lengthy, embarrassing and expensive phone-hacking scandal.
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The attack came seemingly out of nowhere. As the 28-year-old Bangladeshi man dug around trash bins one recent afternoon for scrap metal, two women and a man set upon him with a knife. He screamed as he fell. Rushed to the hospital, he was
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The show must go on, is the entertainer's credo, and it did just that in the nation's Porn Capital even after Los Angeles County voted to require performers to use condoms when filming sex scenes.
One of the industry's biggest stars
By NIRMALA GEORGEAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged Indian companies on Monday to invest in his country, and India's leader said economic development in the war-torn nation would contribute to stability in the region.
"Investment opportunities are better