By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - You can leap off a mountainside in extreme skiing, kick and claw to near death in extreme fighting and twist yourself into a pretzel in extreme yoga. Why not turn investing into an adventure sport?
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's benchmark stock index closed Monday up 7.6 percent, its largest single-day gain in nine years thanks to investor optimism following the declaration of a victor in presidential elections, state media said.
Authorities halted trading on the
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - With their elderly parents seated across the octagonal oak table, Donna and Jim Parker were back in the kitchen they knew so well - the hutch along one wall crammed with plates, bells and salt-and-pepper shakers picked up
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - It's a 140.6 mile journey, and in just over eight hours, the first of the elite athletes crossed the finish line in Ironman Coeur d'Alene 2012.
Ukrainian Viktor Zyemstev was this year's overall winner with a finishing time of 8:32:29. American Timothy O'
By MARTIN GRIFFITHAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Organizers of the Reno National Championship Air Races are pursuing plans to build a permanent memorial for victims of last year's mass-casualty crash in Nevada.
Reno Air Racing Association officials are
By The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was declared the winner Sunday of the first free presidential elections in Egypt's history, making him the successor to ousted President Hosni Mubarak. Here are some key events from 16 months of
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - At 7am Sharp Sunday Morning, Thousands of athletes took the plunge into Lake Coeur d'Alene to start the 10th annual Ironman.
More than 2500 athletes are expected to take part. They will have to swim, bike and run a combined total of 140 miles before they can
By KEVIN FREKING and PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - It was an entertaining exchange, as one-man debates go.
Dan Liljenquist, hoping to shock the political world on Tuesday, didn't let Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch's absence this month stop
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - They shrug at President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. They're in no hurry to decide which one to support in the White House race. And they'll have a big say in determining who
By EDDIE PELLSAP National Writer
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Tyson Gay eased through his first 100-meter qualifying heat in the U.S. Olympic trials Saturday, winning in 10 seconds flat.
Gay, mending from a hip injury that kept him out of action for most of the past