By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Andy Griffith's gift to the show that bore his name wasn't just the homespun wisdom of the plain-spoken sheriff he played. It was the place he created: a small town where all foibles are forgiven and friendships are
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Europe's sinking economy and wobbly banks could get modest help Thursday from an interest rate cut by the European Central Bank.
Economists think the ECB will cut its benchmark refinancing rate by
KHQ.COM - On Tuesday morning emergency crews responded to a one car rollover on Hwy. 291 at Big Sandy. When crews arrived they found power lines down lying across the roadway. The driver fled the scene, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The homeowner says they heard the crash just after 5:
WASHINGTON (AP) - About 1.4 million customers are facing a fourth sweltering day without electricity as utility crews clean up behind a storm that swept from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic. Power was back for more than a million customers in seven states and the District of
By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Duke Energy Corp. and Progress Energy Inc. said Tuesday they had completed their merger now valued at about $32 billion to form the nation's largest electric company. But the normally routine event came with a twist
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