By DAVE CARPENTERAP Personal Finance Writer
No sooner had floodwaters receded and high winds from Superstorm Sandy faded, but another threat arose with the inevitable appearance of the scammer and the con man.
Authorities warn of the likelihood of Sandy-related fraud reaching far beyond the
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Listen up voters, you're the boss.
Your employee has barely produced the past two years, has hardly showed up for work, hasn't cooperated with others and has gotten low marks on every evaluation. Time to fire 'em, right?
By DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTERAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Still mourning the death of her mother, Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill returned to campaigning Wednesday as Republican challenger Todd Akin gained a dual boost from a former presidential hopeful and a political
By NIRMALA GEORGEAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - Vijay Kumar clutched a worn plastic folder containing his high school diploma and his nursing aide certificate as he joined a long queue at an employment exchange in a New Delhi suburb. It's a familiar ritual. For six years he has struck
This article is By SUE MANNING of the Associated Press
LOS ANGELES — The act of Congress is in the books, the bills are paid, the sculptures are being cast, and one of the biggest parades in the world will start a glory tour and countdown to dedication.
The first national monument to pay
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied an emergency order sought by a group of American Indians who wanted to force officials to provide satellite voting on Montana reservations, effectively putting off resolution of the issue until after
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Just 10 when he was arrested for killing his neo-Nazi father, the small, blonde child told police he pulled the gun from a low-lying closet shelf and aimed it at the man's ear while he slept in the family's California home.
Now, the boy is standing trial for
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The district attorney and the mayor said Monday they are seeking legislation to prohibit the reinstated San Francisco sheriff from overseeing any domestic violence programs in his department while he's on probation in such a case.
By JIM KUHNHENN and STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
KENT, Ohio (AP) - Tommie Jo Marsilio is a former union shop steward. She's a single mom. And she's a Mitt Romney voter.
"It's not my job to shatter stereotypes," she says. But she is. Two years ago she became the first