By By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday that the Obama administration is "absolutely" ready for the economy to go over the "fiscal cliff" rather than accept a budget deal that doesn't include higher tax rates for top
By BY WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
MANASQUAN, N.J. (AP) - Since Superstorm Sandy smashed the Jersey shore, owners of flood-damaged homes up and down the coast feared something else might happen to their properties, sitting vacant and largely unwatched.
Those fears came true for a dozen
By By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department paid for an underwater robot in a Midwest city with no major rivers or lakes nearby, a hog catcher in rural Texas and a fish tank in a small Texas town, according to a new congressional report
By By CHRISTINA ALMEIDA and JEFF MARTINAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - An elderly man opened fire on a woman after her car came into contact with his motorized wheelchair at a central Georgia service station, authorities said Wednesday. She died shortly afterward at a hospital despite the
By By DIRK LAMMERSAssociated Press
The travel brochure that enticed Jason Brody and his friends to book their spring break-style trip to the Rook Islands probably left out the pillaging pirates, aggressive bull sharks and lunging leopards.
The picturesque setting of "Far Cry 3" (Ubisoft, for
NBCNEWS.COM - It isn't very often a ceramic coffee mug is recalled, but "Homer's All-Purpose Bucket" mug sold at The Home Depot since October could pose a fire hazard.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns that the mug may not be "microwave safe" as claimed. The
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese state media quoted a former worker as saying he set the fire that killed 14 young women at a Chinese undergarment factory because he was angry about less than $500 in unpaid wages.
The suspect, Liu Shuangyun, told the Guangdong TV broadcaster in a jailhouse interview
By By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is launching a subscription service for children's games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.
Amazon.com Inc. announced Wednesday that the Kindle FreeTime Unlimited service will
By Natalie Abrams,
The price of journalism!
Anderson Cooper went temporarily blind last week while on assignment in Portugal, the CNN host explained on his daytime talk show Tuesday.
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