By STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A company owned by Chinese citizens has added President Barack Obama as a defendant in a lawsuit alleging the U.S. government exceeded its authority in blocking the firm's planned wind farm projects in Oregon near a Navy base.
In an amended
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) - Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said Tuesday that he and running mate Mitt Romney would help more Americans find jobs so that they can pay taxes.
At a rally on the front lawn of a county courthouse, the Wisconsin Republican
By BILL KACZORAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man's bid to become the first illegal immigrant to obtain a law license in the United States met skepticism Tuesday from most of the state's Supreme Court justices.
Jose Godinez-Samperio came to the U.S. with his parents
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. announced Tuesday visa-free travel for Taiwanese visiting America.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano described it as a "logical development in close security, economic and people-to-people" ties between the U.S. and
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite two explosions and dozens of other security threats, U.S. officials in Washington turned down repeated pleas from American diplomats in Libya to increase security at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi where the U.S. ambassador was killed,
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - Vanguard Group is trying to bolster its appeal to cost-conscious investors by reducing a key expense of investing in low-cost index mutual funds: fees paid to firms that license benchmarks covering segments of the stock market that the
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security says a U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. The department says the agents were involved in a shooting on duty near Bisbee, Ariz., on Tuesday morning.
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Amnesty International on Tuesday took Egypt's new president to task for failing to address the "bloody legacy" of abuses by security forces committed under military rule after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, which continue even after the
By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - As her family mourned her death, the friends of a college freshman who police say was beaten to death in her dorm room by her boyfriend have rallied people to wear purple to raise awareness of domestic violence.
Alexandra Kogut's body
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
Is the U.S. spending enough money on defense, and is it spending it in the right ways? In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks the money spigot was turned wide open, pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into the wars in Iraq and