By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Mitt Romney is walking a thin line on the sluggish economy, trying to keep his focus squarely on the nation's financial problems without appearing to be wishing things get worse.
For months, the Republican challenger has pointed
COEUR DALENE, Idaho - Ironman officials confirmed Thursday that they have reached an agreement with the city of Coeur d'Alene on a five-year extension.
They are scheduled to officially sign the contract Friday morning at 10:45am, right before the professional athletes are introduced.
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Saying he's lost the trust of officials, a city manager fired a central Florida police chief who was criticized for his agency's initial investigation of Trayvon Martin's shooting death at the hands of a neighborhood watch volunteer
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Chris, which spent mere hours Thursday as the first Atlantic Ocean hurricane of the season, continues to weaken far off the coast of Newfoundland.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said late Thursday that Chris had maximum
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison is closing in on a purchase even lottery winners can only dream about - 98 percent of Hawaii's pineapple island, Lanai.
Ellison hasn't said what he plans to do with the vast
By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press
WEST UNION, Ohio (AP) - You can almost imagine Mitt Romney checking the boxes in pondering whether Ohio Sen. Rob Portman might be a good running mate.
Experienced, steady Washington hand? Check. Represents key swing state? Check.
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fighting a swell of economic anxiety, President Barack Obama has lost much of the narrow lead he held just a month ago over Mitt Romney and the two now are locked in a virtually even race for the White House
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The central Florida police chief who was strongly criticized for his agency's initial investigation of Trayvon Martin's slaying was fired Wednesday, city officials said.
Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte said in a statement that
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco firefighters were cleaning up debris and gathering their equipment late Wednesday after battling a four-alarm fire in a building along the city's waterfront that's part of an area planned to host next year's America's Cup yacht
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
Q: WHAT HAPPENED IN NORTH CAROLINA?
A: Under the state's eugenics program, which began in 1929, more than 7,600 people underwent sterilizations. Some procedures were forced to weed out the "feebleminded" while others were a