By ROBERT BURNS and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - On the brink of an expected North Korean missile test, U.S. officials focused on the limits of Pyongyang's nuclear firepower Friday, trying to shift attention from the disclosure that the North Koreans might be able to launch
By CHRISTINA REXRODE and STEVE ROTHWELLAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, bellwethers for the banking industry, reported record earnings Friday, but those numbers masked troubling declines in revenue.
Revenue fell slightly at both banks, and the earnings gains came
By Andrew Housser
April is Financial Literacy Month, and one of the most confusing areas for consumers who are struggling with debt is bankruptcy. Some people mistakenly believe that if they get into financial trouble, they can simply file for bankruptcy to get out. Others are hesitant to take any
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: A 4 time convicted felon and gang member ditches 3 loaded handguns during short foot pursuit.
On 041213 at about 12:30 in the morning, Spokane Police Officers responded to a call of shots fired from a minivan in the 1200 block of East Joseph. The
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Watch out, Joe Biden. The other vice president is in the house.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays Vice President Selina Meyer on the HBO comedy "Veep," came to the White House on Friday to have lunch with Biden.
While in the West Wing, Louis-Dreyfus
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
The Ohio native died Thursday evening at his Montecito, Calif., home of
By MARTHA MENDOZAAP National Writer
SARATOGA, Calif. (AP) - Fifteen-year-old Audrie Pott passed out drunk at a friend's house, woke up and concluded she had been sexually abused.
In the days that followed, she was shocked to see an explicit photo of herself circulating among her classmates
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Opponents of the late Margaret Thatcher are taking a kind of musical revenge on the former prime minister, pushing the song "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her polarizing policies.
By Friday the online
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan immigration bill soon to be introduced in the Senate could exclude hundreds of thousands of immigrants here illegally from ever becoming U.S. citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.
The bill would bar