By ALAN CLENDENNINGAP Business Writer
MADRID (AP) - Spain is breathing a little easier ever since the European Central Bank said it would buy unlimited amounts of government bonds to help countries like it that are being strangled by their debts.
After the ECB pledged two weeks ago to rescue
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - This is the day Alaskans crow about to their brethren in the Lower 48, trying to make them jealous that the government gives them money to just live here.
Alaskans got word Tuesday that this year's Permanent Fund Dividend will be $
By GREGORY KATZ and THOMAS ADAMSONAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Prince William and Kate Middleton's aggressive legal strategy over topless photos of Britain's likely future queen is the first salvo in what could be a decades-long tug-of-war over their family's privacy.
A French court
By JESSIE L. BONNERAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A bear cub rescued from a fire in the Idaho backcountry after suffering second-degree burns on all four of its paws has been moved to a wildlife sanctuary and is expected to make a full recovery, officials said Monday.
The bear nicknamed "
By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
CAMDEN, Maine (AP) - When Peg Davis was ready to find a retirement community to move to, she looked north - not south - for a place to spend her later years.
Rather than set her sights on Florida, Arizona or some other warm-weather locale, she packed up and
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
With the Iraq war over and Afghanistan winding down, Iran is the most likely place for a new U.S. military conflict. Despite unprecedented global penalties, Iran's nuclear program is advancing. The United States and other Western nations fear
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Allegiant Air and a union representing 600 flight attendants say contract talks have stalled and the National Mediation Board is being asked to step in.
Transport Workers Union of America negotiator and flight attendant Debra Petersen-Barber said in a statement Friday that
OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) - Actress Sally Struthers denies driving drunk in Maine, where she's appearing in a musical.
Police say Struthers was arrested early Wednesday after being pulled over on U.S. Route 1 in the southern resort town Ogunquit (oh-GUHNG'-kwit). She was charged with criminal
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
MACAU (AP) - In the Philippines, a $4-billion casino will soon rise from reclaimed land on Manila Bay. In South Korea, foreign investors are expected to break ground next year on a clutch of casino resorts offshore. And on the eastern edge of Russia, authorities