By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A nuclear power partnership of General Electric Co. and Tokyo-based Hitachi Ltd. received federal approval Tuesday to build the first plant to enrich uranium for use in commercial reactors using a classified laser technology.
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The United States and the U.N.'s new Syria mediator grappled for a new strategy Tuesday toward stopping 18 months of brutal government crackdowns and civil war in the Arab country as President Barack Obama again called for the end of Syrian
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Airline passengers can expect fewer carriers to choose from, fewer flights to smaller cities and more baggage and other fees as the industry continues to grapple with high fuel prices and a weak economy, according to a government report released
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins is promising to restore the BlackBerry phone's stature as a trailblazing device even as many investors fret about its potential demise.
Heins took the stage Tuesday at a conference for
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.
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britons got a rare glimpse of Queen Elizabeth II's personal views Tuesday when a prominent BBC reporter told a live radio audience about a conversation he had with the queen in which she apparently described telling a minister of her concern
YAHOO.COM - A US Airways flight attendant was detained and then charged with disorderly conduct after she attempted to pass through security at the Philadelphia International Airport with a loaded .38 revolver in her purse, triggering an incident in which police accidentally discharged
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A college buddy who was granted immunity by federal prosecutors testified Tuesday that he delivered $90,000 in cash to Kwame Kilpatrick in 2008 while the former Detroit mayor's family was settling in Texas after his resignation.
Mahlon Clift said
By AHMED AL-HAJAssociated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's president said Tuesday he would talk to his country's branch of the al-Qaida militant network if it were to give up its weapons, abandon its extremist ideas and stop sheltering foreign fighters.
The televised statement by
By The Associated Press
Highlights of what President Barack Obama said and didn't say in his address to the United Nations General Assembly:
WHAT HE SAID
ANTI-AMERICAN PROTESTS: The killing of Ambassador Chris Stevens and other attacks on U.S. embassies overseas were attacks on America. The