By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Conservative Republicans have roughed up the business community this year - and it's not over yet.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and major companies like Boeing Co. and Caterpillar Inc. all wanted
By ALEX KENNEDYAssociated Press
SINGAPORE (AP) - Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after China reported trade growth slowed last month amid weakening global demand.
Stock markets in Asia were higher in early trading but lost momentum after China said the growth rate for its imports fell in June by
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - Don't call him Pauly.
Mike Maldonado has got the blowout hairdo, the gym-rat biceps, and the tan that makes you wonder: Is it real or spray-on?
He's also got women swooning
CHICAGO, Ill. - Not many at Allstate Arena realized the significance when the Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot embraced the New York Liberty's Katelan Redmon an hour before the all-important WNBA clash between the two Eastern Conference opponents Friday night. But for Vandersloot and
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - What the $?&(! is going on with our politicians?
The mayors of New York and Philadelphia and the governor of New Jersey let loose with a few choice vulgarities over the past two weeks in otherwise G-rated
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Almost afraid to say it out loud, lest they jinx their record, U.S. troops in Afghanistan achieved one small but important victory over the past year: They found and avoided more homemade bombs meant to kill and maim
By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Borrowing rates for Spain and Italy rose to distressing levels again on Friday, signaling a resurgence in concern over Europe's debt crisis just one week after markets cheered leaders' decision to help financially weaker
By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State University student Greg Peterson and some friends were unwinding at a drive-in restaurant when LMFAO's song "Sexy and I Know It" came on the radio. He groaned.
But as the chorus droned on,
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
RAMON GORDO, Cuba (AP) - The sleepy country setting that farmer Juan Alonso calls home hasn't changed much since he was born 74 years ago, with the two rustic wooden houses nestled among palm trees against a backdrop of green hills and
By Sadie Gennis,
Life has been rough for the Lifetime reality show Bristol Palin: Life's A Tripp. The show's star Bristol Palin and Lifetime's parent company A&E Television Network are being sued again — by the same person, Deadline reports.In the new lawsuit, filed on June