By NIGEL DUARAAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon terrorism suspect dressed in a red headdress and white robes and reciting a speech pledging a "dark day" for the United States gave jurors their clearest glimpse yet at the supposed radicalization of a Somali-American teenager.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and KEVIN MCGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has approved a sweeping agreement between the Justice Department and the city of New Orleans designed to clean up the city's long-troubled police department, but Mayor Mitch Landrieu, who once strongly
DETROIT (AP) - Ford says it plans to hire 2,200 engineers, computer programmers and other white-collar workers this year as U.S. demand for new vehicles picks up.
That's in addition to the 8,100 salaried and hourly jobs Ford added in the U.S. last year as it increased production and introduced
By SARAH SKIDMOREAP Business Writer
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Herbalife Ltd.'s shares fell sharply for the second day on hedge fund manager William Ackman's allegations that the nutritional supplements company is a pyramid scheme.
The founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management L.P.
By By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A man who purchased two rifles found at the scene of the fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent north of the U.S.-Mexico border was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in federal prison.
Jaime Avila Jr., 25, received a sentence of 57
By By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Preliminary investigations by the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo indicate that Congolese army soldiers committed rapes, looting and other human rights violations after they retreated from the key city of Goma following its capture
By By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Shock, disgust and fear spread across the campus of the Colorado university - the man who shot up a midnight movie was identified as James Holmes, and faculty members suspected they knew him.
As professors and others questioned what to do
By By FRANK JORDANS and ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Maria Menendez, a 25-year-old caught in Spain's job-destroying economic crisis, would love to work in Germany as a veterinarian. Germany, facing an acute shortage of skilled workers, would love to have her.
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has fired the top two administrators of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., for mismanagement and fostering an atmosphere of defying Navy rules and regulations.
The firings of the school's
By ALEXANDRA OLSON and PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Rwandan military is commanding and supporting the rebel force that overtook a major city in eastern Congo this week, a United Nations report released Wednesday said.
Uganda is also providing more subtle but