By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the economy grew modestly in the late summer, bolstered by solid gains in housing.
The report is based on anecdotal information from the regional districts and covers the period from mid-August to
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man who joined the terror group al-Shabab in Somalia testified Wednesday he never saw a man accused of supporting recruits take part in secret meetings to plan their trips to the East African country.
Kamal Said Hassan, 27, is the
NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrial average is finishing sharply lower after downbeat reports from two stocks in the average, Alcoa and Chevron.
Alcoa, the aluminum company, beat Wall Street earnings estimates on Tuesday night but cut its demand expectation for the year, mostly because of a
By BREE FOWLERAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - There's nothing I like more than getting some writing done at my favorite neighborhood coffeehouse. It's relaxing, I'm more productive and the place makes a great cappuccino.
But after I bought my iPad about a year ago, I didn't
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:
Abortion and birth control: Supports access to abortion. Health care law requires contraceptives to be
By SUZANNE GAMBOAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A three-judge panel has upheld South Carolina's law requiring voters to show photo identification but has delayed enforcement until next year - adding to the list of states that have had to postpone or drop strict ID or voting laws they