By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Her nurse was showered with almost $28 million in gifts, including three Manhattan apartments, two homes elsewhere and a $1.2 million Stradivarius violin. Her doctors' families received more than $3 million in presents. A
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
If sometimes it seems like the two candidates for president are speaking different languages, the reason is simple:
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney use distinct vocabularies. Each has a
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
CHICAGO (AP) - With global anxiety rising, President Barack Obama is searching for bolder, swifter signals from Europe that it will contain its financial mess and keep it from torpedoing the U.S. economy and his re-election chances along
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early Saturday at a California military base, capping a 15-month clandestine mission.
The spacecraft, which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Adding a twist to blue laws in an increasingly red state, North Carolina's Republican-led legislature is toasting a measure intended to keep the booze flowing at the Democratic National Convention.
By MARK SHERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some are already anticipating the Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's health care law as the "decision of the century." But the justices are unlikely to have the last word on
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a decade of costly conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American way of war is evolving toward less brawn, more guile.
Drone aircraft spy on and attack terrorists
By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain will not immediately implement the International Monetary Fund's latest recommendations, which include cutting government workers' wages further, because they are nonbinding advice, the prime minister said Saturday
By RIAZ KHANAssociated Press
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A car bomb exploded at a crowded bazar in a northwestern Pakistani tribal region near the border with Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 20 people and wounding over 50 others, hospital and government officials said
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Biologists are trying to save a threatened trout in southwestern New Mexico from the post-wildfire ravages, even as crews nearby and around the West struggle to contain blazes that have charred hundreds of square