By JESSE WASHINGTONAP National Writer
What, exactly, is discrimination, and what should be done to fight it? This election offers choices on the answers.
In areas such as mortgages, voter identification and immigration enforcement, the presidential candidates differ over how to use
By IRINA TITOVAAssociated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - It was intended as a friendly guide to Russia for labor migrants from Central Asia, but instead it turned into an insult. The brochure with practical advice on how to deal with border guards, police and other authorities was
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of Medicare patients with severe chronic illnesses such as Alzheimer's would get continuing access to rehab and other services under a change agreed to by the Obama administration, advocates said Tuesday.
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Battling to win late-breaking undecided voters, President Barack Obama is pressing a closing argument that balances economic optimism with second-term specifics, all while raising doubts about Republican Mitt Romney's trustworthiness.
By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's economy continued to shrink in the third quarter, contracting by 0.4 percent compared with the previous three months, according to central bank estimates Tuesday that will increase pressure on Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to seek
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian oil company Rosneft said it could make up to $5 billion in savings when it combines its operations with those of its takeover target TNK-BP, the chief executive said Tuesday.
The state-owned company on Monday unveiled a deal to buy TNK
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney is acting like a challenger who feels he has enough momentum and time to overtake the president by Election Day, two weeks from now.
Judging from Monday's final debate, President Barack Obama almost
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Big Bird, binders and ... bayonets! Well, at last we know the three Twitter memes of the debate season - and they all start with 'B.'
But beyond President Barack Obama's 'bayonet' zinger - more on that in a moment - the
By DINESH RAMDE and SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Two Wisconsin lawmakers are pushing legislation to tighten the enforcement of gun rules in domestic violence cases, prompted by a fatal shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa.
Radcliffe Haughton, 45, bought a
By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - When Candida L. Gutierrez's identity was stolen, the thief didn't limit herself to opening fraudulent credit and bank accounts. She assumed Gutierrez's persona completely, using it to get a job, a driver's license, a