By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans voted Friday to cramp President Barack Obama's environmental policies in favor of increased coal production, in a parting jab before returning home to campaign. The bill would bar the Environmental Protection Agency from
By Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A new player in the presidential TV advertising campaign is set to go on the air next week in competitive states, according to several media trackers.
The Republican-leaning Americans for Job Security will spend nearly $8.7 million across six states -
By MARK S. SMITHAssociated Press
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama says programs like Medicare and Social Security are not "handouts," telling seniors that he will defend health and retirement benefits for today's seniors and future generations.
Obama says in a video address to
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will remove from the U.S. terrorism list an Iranian militant group formerly allied with Saddam Hussein, officials said Friday, describing a move that will infuriate Tehran and end years of high-profile
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
Bob Kerstein loves his paper stock certificates.
At a time when stock trading is dominated by rapid-fire computers, he relishes paper stocks for their palpability. Wall Street seems cryptic and far away, but certificates are something he can see and hold.
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - An emaciated teenage Georgia boy told police he was forced to kneel for hours at a time by his stepfather and mother, who now face charges of child cruelty after allegedly confining the teen in a bedroom for years and then sending him by bus to
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Iraq prevented a North Korean plane from entering its airspace on suspicion it was carrying weapons for Syria, prompting praise from the U.S. on Friday but also demands for a ban of Iranian aircraft with similar suspect cargo.
By BEN FELLER and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Images of angry mobs in Arab cities burning American flags and attacking U.S. diplomatic posts suggest the Muslim world is no less enraged at the United States than when President George W. Bush had to duck shoes hurled at him in
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) - The 33,000 additional U.S. troops that President Barack Obama ordered to Afghanistan to tamp down the Taliban attacks nearly two years ago have now left the country, but a new wave of deadly insider attacks and a reassessment of how
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney struggled to steady his presidential campaign on Friday, buffeted by an outbreak of sniping among frustrated Republicans, fresh evidence of a slide in battleground state polls and President Barack Obama's accusation that he