By HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Forget that image of a hospice worker sitting next to a hospital bed in a dimly lit room. Today, hospice care is delivered everywhere from the golf course to the casino.
As they brace for the eventual needs of
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Last week's spike in the price of oil may have been a little overdone.
Benchmark U.S. crude dropped 1.4 percent in New York, paring back some of the 9.4 percent increase on Friday. Oil fell by $1.21 to end the
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Midwest ranchers have never been enamored with environmental regulators, but they really began to complain after learning that federal inspectors were flying over their land to look for problems.
By ALEX KENNEDYAssociated Press
SINGAPORE (AP) - Asian stock markets rose Tuesday amid expectations policymakers will implement stimulus measures to help spur weak global growth.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.6 percent to 9,055.47 and South Korea's
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - In choppy water under blue sky off Bellingham, Wash., a Shell Oil crew on Monday lowered a "capping stack" 200 feet in the water and put it through maneuvers with underwater robots connected by cable to operators on the
By ANNE FLAHERTYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican congressional leaders said Sunday that voters - not the Supreme Court - will have the final word on President Barack Obama's health care law come November. And they are betting that the law's unpopularity will
By SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq has awarded Russian oil giant Bashneft rights to explore for oil in the south of the country after nearly one month of negotiations, a senior Baghdad official said on Sunday, bringing the total number of Russian companies
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's main opposition groups rejected on Sunday a new international plan that calls for a transitional government because the compromise agreement did not bar President Bashar Assad from participating.
BEIJING (AP) - China's manufacturing grew in June by its slowest pace in seven months, a survey released Sunday showed, raising questions about Beijing's efforts to prevent the world's second biggest economy from slowing too quickly.
The European debt
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Smokers and pro football players have something in common: They engage in risky behavior that can be potentially harmful to their health over time.
And to hear some lawyers tell it, the National Football League