By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan is establishing a research program designed to make sure the federal government bases decisions in its billion-dollar battle to clean up the Great Lakes on solid science, officials said Tuesday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City's mayor says he would love nothing better than to confront New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie "mano a mano."
Speaking on NBC's "Today" show Tuesday, Mayor Lorenzo Langford disputed Christie's criticism that Langford erred by allowing people to
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in August in nearly all U.S. cities, and many of the markets hit hardest during the crisis are starting to show sustained gains. The increases are the latest evidence of a steady housing recovery.
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - The 10-year-old son of a neo-Nazi leader told his younger sister that he planned to shoot their father, then a day later took a gun from his parents' bedroom and fired one bullet into his father's head as the man slept on a
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The case of an Indiana boy who was convicted as an adult at age 12 for helping kill a friend's stepfather is raising questions about whether young suspects can fully understand the consequences of their offenses.
Paul Henry Gingerich was
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Worried after a week of increasingly bizarre conversations with his younger brother, Glen Birdow drove to Fort Worth last weekend, hoping to understand why his brother was saying people were trying to kill him and that someone had
By LOUISE NORDSTROMAssociated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Scandinavian airline SAS AB sought to reassure investors that it's not in deep financial trouble after widespread speculation over its future prompted the temporary suspension of trading of the company's shares.
In an unscheduled
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Airstrikes by Syrian jets and shells from tanks leveled a neighborhood in a restive city near the capital of Damascus on Tuesday, killing 18 people, and at least five rebel fighters died nearby in clashes with regime troops, activists said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five things to watch for in the final week of the presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney:
1. HOW LONG CAN THEY WAIT? Obama and Romney pull off the campaign trail - with a week to go before Election Day - because of the superstorm, both
By BRIAN BAKST and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mitt Romney is suddenly plunging into traditionally Democratic-leaning Minnesota and Pennsylvania, and his GOP allies are trying to put Michigan into play. It's forcing President Barack Obama to defend his own turf - he