By ERIC TUCKER and MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 24 storm deaths could rise
By KAY JOHNSON and LARA JAKESAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Bombs pounded six Iraqi cities and towns Tuesday, killing at least 40 people and raising suspicion that security forces might be assisting terrorists in launching attacks on Shiite Muslims.
By FRANK BAJAKAP Technology Writer
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peru's distribution of more than 800,000 low-cost laptop computers to children across the country easily ranks as one of the world's most ambitious efforts to leverage digital technology in the fight against poverty
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - At least in politics, "tax" is a four-letter word.
So when the Supreme Court ruled that the penalty for not obtaining health insurance is constitutional because it works like a tax, politicians began
By SHANNON YOUNGAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The U.S. government said Monday it has completed an environmental assessment that will guide construction of wind projects in a swath of federal waters off the coasts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with the hope of offering
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Mexico's new president may dissuade some immigrants from returning home, despite promising economic opportunities there and a faltering U.S. job market.
The vast majority of the 40,000 Mexican expatriates who
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - It's a family tradition that spans a decade, as Mitt Romney's clan - all 30 of them - gathers at his New England lakeside compound for a week of home-cooked meals, sporting events and ice cream outings
By ALEX DOMINGUEZAssociated Press
TOWSON, Md. (AP) - At Ayd Hardware in Towson, a chalk sidewalk sign said in big letters "YES/DRY ICE." That was enough to draw in Sheila Williams of the Lockhearn area of Baltimore County, who happened to be driving by.
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Retired Jesuit priest Jerold Lindner was last seen in court more than a week ago, scurrying down a back staircase as a woman demanded he look her in the eye while she accused him of sexual assault.