By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans' newfound willingness to consider tax increases to avert the "fiscal cliff" comes with a significant caveat: larger cuts than Democrats seem willing to consider to benefit programs like Medicare, Medicaid and the president's
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has been here before, praising an Egyptian leader for championing Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts while expressing concern over his commitment to democracy at home. But with options limited, the Obama
By ROBERT JABLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Rev. Robert Schuller has lost a court bid to obtain more than $5 million from the ministry he founded, a now-bankrupt religious empire that included worldwide "Hour of Power" broadcasts and Orange County's landmark Crystal Cathedral.
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and LINDA DEUTSCHAssociated Press
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield.
As he lay dying on the hood, police said, Sherri Lynn Wilkins kept going another two miles until other
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
This holiday season you're likely to spot singer Jennifer Lopez in Kohl's. You could get a peek at pop music icon Madonna in Macy's. You might even catch a glimpse of reality TV star Kim Kardashian in Sears.
Well, not literally.
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department is launching an investigation of the Albuquerque Police Department after a string of officer-involved shootings and high-profile abuse cases that allege the use of excessive and deadly force, officials
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
VIENNA (AP) - Iranian scientists have run computer simulations for a nuclear weapon that would produce more than triple the explosive force of the World War II bomb that destroyed Hiroshima, according to a diagram obtained by The Associated Press.
The diagram was
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks slumped on Wall Street Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in talks over the U.S. budget impasse in Washington.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 89.24 points to 12,
BEIJING (AP) - The online version of China's Communist Party newspaper has hailed a report by The Onion naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as the "Sexiest Man Alive" - apparently unaware it is satire.
The People's Daily ran a 55-page photo spread on its website Tuesday in a tribute to
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB
CAIRO (AP) - More than 200,000 people thronged Cairo's central Tahrir Square, protesting against Egypt's Islamist president Tuesday in an opposition show of strength, as the standoff over Mohammed Morsi's assertion of near-absolute powers