By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Federation of Independent Business is endorsing Republicans over Democrats by a better than 10-1 margin in congressional races this year, but when it needed someone to head its campaign for "sensible" federal regulations it turned
By LINDSEY ANDERSONAssociated Press
CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) - The scientists and fishermen on board the Ocearch, a repurposed crabbing vessel, received word that their scouting boat had hooked a great white shark, sparking a flurry of activity.
They were about to get up close and personal with the
By DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - NATO's decision to restrict operations with small Afghan forces to mitigate the threat of insider attacks means fewer boots on patrols and a shift in how the U.S.-led coalition will fight the war in Afghanistan.
By DAVID PITT and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) - Just how competitive is Iowa in the presidential campaign? Enough so that both vice presidential candidates were vying for voters on Monday, just 140 miles apart.
Republican Paul Ryan told about 450 people that the nation
By WILL GRAVESAP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) - So much for Todd Haley cramping Ben Roethlisberger's style.
Showing complete mastery of his new offensive coordinator's complex playbook, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback picked apart the New York Jets in a 27-10 on Sunday that doubled
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Has the Arab Winter arrived?
It's a question analysts in Washington are asking as angry demonstrations spread across North Africa and the Middle East to protest a video ridiculing the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Those skeptical of promoting
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A Japanese Cabinet panel called Friday for phasing out of nuclear power over the next three decades in a major shift for Japan as it overhauls energy policy following the Fukushima meltdowns.
Adopting the proposals would be a break with Japan's