By MICHAEL ASTORAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council renewed a peace keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo for one year on Wednesday, demanding an end to outside support for a mutiny that U.N. experts claim is aided by neighboring Rwanda
By JULIE PACE and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Barely four months before the nation votes, one of the biggest factors in the fight for the White House still is a mystery. That will change on Thursday.
The Supreme Court's expected ruling
By JULIE CARR SMYTHAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - As a political science major at Ohio State University, Ida Seitter says, she lit up many a cigarette to help her through the stress of exam season. Right or wrong, they were her security blanket as she toiled through
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As it has with most other facets of our lives, technology has changed how we vacation. Whether you find yourself trapped in a minivan for nine hours or eager to stay in the loop at home, there are now a bevvy of gadgets to keep you comfortable, connected, and
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators are suing hedge fund manager Philip Falcone and his firm, accusing him of civil fraud for using fund money to pay his taxes and favoring some fund customers at the expense of others.
DETROIT (AP) - New car prices have dropped $500 on average in the past year, mainly because Japanese automakers have restocked dealers after shortages in 2011, according to the Kelley Blue Book auto pricing service.
Prices have dropped the most for the Toyota
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional leaders have tentatively agreed on a two-year bill to overhaul federal highway programs that drops a requirement that the government approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Senate aides said they were
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson says fears about climate change, drilling, and energy dependence are overblown.
In a speech Wednesday, Tillerson acknowledged that burning of fossil fuels is warming the planet, but
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) - Retired schoolteacher Dolores Rommel has followed the Rev. Robert H. Schuller almost her entire adult life: She was baptized in his church as a young woman, sent her children to his Sunday school and laid her husband
MSNBC.COM - Despite another eventful month, Obama vs. Romney remains steady, per
new NBC/WSJ poll…Obama 47%, Romney 44%. Both Obama and Romney
struggled in June… Want to see the power of negative TV ads? Check out
Romney's standing in the swing states… A largely undefined