By Associated Press
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States will stand with Israel if it's attacked.
Obama said during Monday's presidential debate that Iran will not get a nuclear weapon "as long as I'm president."
Republican challenger Mitt Romney
By The Associated Press
Syria's conflict is the most violent to emerge from last year's Arab Spring, taking thousands of lives over the past 18 months.
After dictatorships fell in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen, Syrian President Bashar Assad's government resorted to a brutal
By The Associated Press
Yahoo issued third-quarter results on Monday, the first period under CEO Marissa Mayer. Here are key events involving Yahoo Inc. and its performance.
Nov. 17, 2008: Yahoo Inc. says co-founder Jerry Yang will step down as CEO as soon as a replacement is found. It ends a
By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - A company in suburban Atlanta schemed to avoid paying millions of dollars in import taxes on cheap notebooks and loose-leaf paper from China by falsifying records and bribing customs officials in Taiwan, federal prosecutors said in an indictment.
By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A former CIA officer accused of leaking the names of covert operatives to journalists is expected to enter a guilty plea as part of a plea deal.
A change of plea hearing was scheduled for Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., for
NEW YORK (AP) - American International Group will pay more than $300 million to settle dispute with states over life-insurance payments that go unclaimed, according to California's finance office.
In one agreement over unclaimed property, AIG will pay an estimated $300 million owed on life-
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Allegations of a culture in which Chicago police jump to protect fellow officers accused of wrongdoing are at the heart of a federal civil trial that began Monday, pitting the victim of a barroom beating by an off-duty officer against the city.
By MICHAEL ASTORAssociated Press Writer
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations is already planning for a peacekeeping force in Syria should a cease-fire in that country take hold and pending a Security Council mandate, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Monday.
Herve Ladsous said, however, it
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin has had nothing but mockery for the protesters who have taken to the streets against him in unprecedented numbers. Russia's opposition, he said, is no more than a gaggle of Internet dwellers with "no unified program, no
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
When you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney in November, you'll be voting for more than a president. You'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in.