WASHINGTON (AP) - Five things to watch for in the last days of the presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney:
1. SCHEDULE CHANGES?: The clock is ticking, and races are tight in key states. Keep an eye on whether Obama or Romney make last-minute changes to
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Tragedy has too often visited one Queens community, but residents drew a line in the sand with Superstorm Sandy, rallying with a surfboard and kayaks at the storm's peak to rescue themselves as a fire engulfed 14 homes and flaming embers
By GREG SCHREIERAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - A low-flying police helicopter searching for a runaway boy hit a power line pole before it plummeted to the ground and exploded, killing both officers on board but leaving those on the ground unharmed.
Federal authorities were investigating what
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Firefighters are responded to a barn fire in Otis Orchards on E. Trent Saturday morning.
Officials on scene say a man was fueling up a tractor inside a barn at Wheeler's Farm Market when the gas began to overflow. The man unplugged to 12 volt
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Four members of a Japanese government team that sets atomic reactor safety standards received funding from utility companies or nuclear manufacturers, raising questions about their neutrality in the wake of last year's tsunami-triggered
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney's plan for victory boils down to this: Convince independent voters he'll change Washington, stoke Republican enthusiasm and avoid unforced errors.
The Republican nominee's path to reaching the necessary 270 electoral votes
By The Associated Press
SLIPPING: Chevron Corp., the nation's second-largest oil company, reported third-quarter net income of $5.25 billion, or $2.69 per share. Revenue totaled $55.66 billion.
CRUDE AWAKENING: The sluggish global economy has cut into worldwide demand for energy products
By The Associated Press
On the eve of the 2012 elections, The Associated Press interviewed dozens of Americans to try to gauge the economic mood of the nation. People were asked about jobs, housing, gas prices, retirement and other issues.
Among them were:
- Adrienne Cragnotti, 46, and Mike
ATLANTA (AP) - Police have closed streets and sidewalks around CNN Center in downtown Atlanta as they investigate a chemical bomb threat.
Atlanta police Capt. Adam Lee tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/RyNrFa) that a caller claimed to have planted a chemical bomb at the center.
By BRUCE SCHREINERAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Hundreds of people will remain forced from their homes indefinitely as a massive effort continued Friday to move derailed train cars filled with hazardous materials away from a car holding chemicals that continued to burn for a third day