By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fighting for his political life, President Barack Obama re-emerged in blistering form in an interruption-filled debate rematch, trying to diminish Mitt Romney's rising stature by accusing him of dishonesty and extremism.
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Human remains found ravaged by one or more brown bears on a southeast Alaska island are likely from a Sitka man overdue on a boating trip, Sitka police said Monday.
Police confirmed the death Sunday and said remains found on Chichagof
WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials in the law enforcement community opposed to legalizing marijuana are urging Attorney General Eric Holder to speak out before election day against three state ballot initiatives that would do just that. In response, Justice Department spokeswoman Allison
WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials in the law enforcement community opposed to legalizing marijuana are urging Attorney General Eric Holder to speak out before election day against three state ballot initiatives that would do just that.
In response, Justice Department spokeswoman Allison Price says the
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - BlackRock Inc.'s iShares unit is reducing the investment fees charged at six of its largest exchange-traded funds as the biggest ETF provider expands a fee-cutting war that's benefiting cost-conscious investors.
The recent expense
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House has put special operations strike forces on standby and moved drones into the skies above Africa, ready to strike militant targets from Libya to Mali - if investigators can find the al-Qaida-linked group
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday embarked on her first overseas trip since last month's deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, traveling to Peru for a conference on women's empowerment amid the lingering
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The every-four-years ritual of a national "town hall" style debate began as a nerve-racking experiment in live television. Moderator Carole Simpson was so nervous about turning over the microphone to regular folks and their questions that she
By ERIKA KINETZAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - India's inflation accelerated to 7.8 percent in September after the government hiked subsidized fuel prices to rein in the budget deficit.
The number released Monday is worse than expected and gives the central bank little room to cut
By PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - When the federal government began seizing private land along the U.S.-Mexico border to build a towering fence, Teofilo Flores was offered $1,650 for a slice of his backyard.
At first, it seemed like a square deal. But then the cotton