By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Democratic governors are accusing House Republicans of deliberately sabotaging the economy to help Mitt Romney oust President Barack Obama.
"There's not a doubt in my mind that in their calculations, that they are hoping for the
By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The U.N. singled out government forces Friday for blame in the latest massacre in Syria, a frenzy of killing that raises new questions about whether diplomacy has any chance to end the crisis more than 16 months into the
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Friday he is hopeful a major trans-Pacific trade pact will be completed in 2013, but not this year as originally planned.
Chamber president, Thomas Donohue, was speaking ahead of a trip to
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Officials say historic rainfall levels that drenched the Houston area this week flooded dozens of homes but probably also resulted in the end of drought conditions in Southeast Texas.
Francisco Sanchez of the Harris County Office of Homeland
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she is outraged by reports of a new massacre in Syria and is demanding that the U.N. Security Council take action to stop the violence. She also called for an immediate ceasefire in the area of the
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - With new public stock offerings for guitar maker Fender and travel booking website Kayak on deck next week, there are signs demand is starting to grow for IPOs after a five-week freeze triggered by a steep decline in financial markets and
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two men have been charged with trying to illegally export nuclear-related material to Iran that could be used in gas centrifuges to enrich uranium, the Justice Department announced Friday.
A grand jury indictment in the case also charged one of the
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and international envoy Kofi Annan increased pressure on the divided U.N. Security Council on Friday, urging that it demand a halt to the escalating violence in Syria and promising "consequences" if the
By JOHN MILBURNAssociated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A government-backed committee of the National Research Council issued a report Friday saying the United States would have adequate biosecurity protections even if plans for a proposed $1.14 billion lab in Kansas are scaled back.
The study was
By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Worried about the economy? The rising cost of health insurance? The burgeoning federal debt?
Yup, the presidential candidates have a bullet point for that.
But despite Republican Mitt Romney's 59-point jobs plan, President Barack Obama's 64