By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
After a sharp jump during the worst of the recession, new figures show the number of students defaulting on federal loans seems to be stabilizing. Students at for-profit colleges continue to have the highest default rates but the sector saw some improvement
Central Washington running back Johri Fogerson was supposed to be arraigned Thursday on a charge of third degree assault. But he didn't show up in court.
Fogerson is accused of punching a 15-year-old boy who was singing along with a rap song that used racially offensive language. He asked the
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a story Sept. 28 about a presidential decision to block a Chinese company's business deal in Oregon over national security concerns, The Associated Press erroneously cited when another Chinese firm, Huawei Technologies, had abandoned plans for its purchase of a U.S.
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
The stakes now are similar to what caused the U.S. to invade almost 11 years ago: the threat of more al-Qaida attacks.
President Barack Obama says U.S.
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama warned Democrats about becoming too complacent with six weeks left before the election. He joked that Democrats tend to believe that the "sky is falling" or that "everything is great."
"This is going to be a close race
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. nuclear chief warned Friday that the threat of nuclear terrorism has not diminished, saying a key risk is that terrorists could detonate a so-called "dirty bomb" to contaminate a major city.
Yukio Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In one Democratic ad, a grunting, helmet-wearing actor portraying GOP Rep. Jon Runyan of New Jersey, a former football lineman, physically blocks seniors from their Medicare benefits.
Another TV ad accuses Massachusetts House GOP hopeful Richard
By COLLEEN BARRYAssociated Press
MILAN (AP) - Italian business and church leaders on Friday warmed to the prospect that Premier Mario Monti might stay on for a second term, while politicians insisted the post must return to a political leader.
The head of the Confindustria business lobby
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) - A retired Pennsylvania pastor insists both of his wives died accidentally. Prosecutors call him a liar - and a killer.
Already facing trial in the death of his second wife, Arthur Burton "A.B." Schirmer is now charged with killing his
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Obama administration on Friday pressed U.S. allies Japan and South Korea to continue their cooperation on North Korea and other key issues despite a dispute over a contested islet. The administration also urged Tokyo and Beijing to make