WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a short-term bill that avoids interest rate increases on new loans to millions of college students and maintains jobs on transportation projects across the nation.
Obama signed a one-week extension of the
By DAVID McHUGH and PAUL WISEMANAP Business Writers
BRUSSELS (AP) - Europe's leaders surprised skeptics with a bold plan to pump cash into troubled banks, reduce borrowing costs for Italy and Spain and stop forcing austerity on every government that needs aid
By DALIA NAMMARI and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) - The Palestinians on Friday persuaded the U.N. cultural agency to list the Church of the Nativity - the place where Christians believe Jesus was born - as an endangered World Heritage site despite
COEUR DALENE, Idaho - A Coeur d'Alene man is now facing two counts of shooting into an occupied residence (felony) and one count of Aggravated Assault (felony) in connection with the shooting that occurred at 2:30 am Thursday morning in the 700 block of 3rd St. The residence he shot at is the
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Officials postponed declaring a winner in Egypt's disputed election on Wednesday, sending political tensions soaring as the country awaited its first new president in three decades.
Adding to the confusion and
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Say you're sorry. That's what the Pakistani government says it wants from the United States in order to jump-start a number of initiatives between the two countries that would help the hunt for al-Qaida in
By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Hosni Mubarak was on life support after suffering a stroke in prison Tuesday, deepening the country's uncertainty just as a potentially explosive fight opened over who will succeed him
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey police officer accused of opening fire with a high-powered rifle after a standoff at his estranged wife's Philadelphia-area home had called police himself to report a dispute.
Police say 42-year-old Clifton
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two Alaska State Troopers were shot Sunday in a remote town north of the Arctic Circle, touching off a near-nine hour standoff that ended with the suspected gunman apparently taking his own life, authorities said