By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - After this, politicians everywhere should surely get the message. Mitt Romney's secretly recorded remarks at a Florida fundraiser - and the uproar that has followed - reinforce a key reality of the digital media era: the power of viral video to
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Under cover of darkness, a few municipality workers quietly began to paint over an icon of Egypt's revolution: a giant, elaborate public mural on the street that saw some of the most violent clashes between protesters and police over the past
By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Final testing is being done on a National Center for Atmospheric Research supercomputer on the outskirts of Cheyenne that will be used for climate modeling and other Earth sciences.
Research is expected to begin this fall on the new computer
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wheelchair suppliers raised concerns Wednesday about a new government program that requires Medicare contractors to sign off before power wheelchairs can be delivered to elderly and disabled consumers.
Federal health officials countered that
DENVER (AP) - President Barack Obama's administration will create a national monument at a dramatic rock formation in southwestern Colorado on a site that was home to the ancestors of modern Pueblo Indians 1,000 years ago, officials confirmed Wednesday.
The move to preserve 4,726 acres of high
DETROIT (AP) - New car smell? Check. Shiny paint job? Check. Complex touch screens and audio systems you can't figure out how to use? Check.
These systems are often the biggest source of frustration for new car buyers. So General Motors Co. says it's trying hard to make sure customers know
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 6 million Americans - significantly more than first estimated- will face a tax penalty under President Barack Obama's health overhaul for not getting insurance, congressional analysts said Wednesday. Most would be in the
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - When 400 Appalachian coal miners learned their lives were turning upside-down with the sudden shutdown of mines in three states, Trent Lucas got relatively good news: He'll still have a job.
The 34-year-old Alpha Natural Resources
By JIM SUHRAssociated Press
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) - Crews scrambled to make repairs Wednesday near the busiest Mississippi River lock shut down because of damage blamed partly on the summer drought, snarling hundreds of barges and tugboats in a backlog that was growing worse by the hour.
By ANN M. JOBFor The Associated Press
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 roadster is faster, more fuel efficient, bigger and yet significantly lighter than its predecessor and aggressively styled on the outside to evoke SLs of the 1950s.
But the high-tech and luxury features of this new, sixth-