By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States added a solid 171,000 jobs in October, and more than a half-million Americans joined the work force, the latest signs that the uneven economic recovery is gaining strength once again.
In addition, more jobs were
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jewish students in the University of California system labeled terrorists for their support of Israel. Black high school students pelted by bananas on a Tennessee campus tour. A hostile student in Maryland challenging his professor to a
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - Bahrain says a civil court has sentenced an online activist to six months in prison on charges of insulting the Gulf nation's king in Twitter posts.
The activist, whose name was not released, was among four people arrested last month for allegedly defaming Bahrain's
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Violence that sometimes borders the University of Southern California crept onto campus when an argument outside a Halloween party escalated to a shooting that critically wounded one man and injured three other people and led administrators
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Lawyers for ABC News asked a judge Wednesday to toss out a $1 billion defamation lawsuit filed by a South Dakota-based meat processor over a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," saying the news organization did not knowingly
By JENNIFER PELTZ and LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan in a reverse of
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department said Wednesday it is reviewing a U.S. Embassy's use of a wildly popular Vietnamese website laden with suspected pirated music and Hollywood movies to promote American values, including respect for intellectual property
By The Associated Press
Prices for corn, soybeans and other commodities are mostly rising as traders become less worried about fallout from Hurricane Sandy.
CME Group, which runs several exchanges including the New York Mercantile Exchange, said its New York trading floor will reopen Wednesday
By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The most devastating storm in decades to hit the country's most densely populated region upended man and nature as it rolled back the clock on 21st-century lives, cutting off modern communication and leaving millions without power Tuesday
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Tuesday:
1. SANDY COMES ASHORE, A HURRICANE NO LONGER
Now a "post-tropical" hybrid storm, Sandy came ashore along the New Jersey coastline at about 8 p.m. with gusts of more