By By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Democrats and Republicans are haunted by memories of budget deals gone bad. It's making it hard for them to put hope over experience and avert a looming fiscal disaster.
Long gone are the halcyon days when President Lyndon Johnson would meet frequently -
By By JACK GILLUM and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by an influential Republican fundraiser, former GOP House Majority Leader Dick Armey says he has left the conservative tea party group FreedomWorks because of an internal split
By By The Associated Press
The following recalls have been announced:
GAS FIREPLACE INSERTS
DETAILS: Jotul and Scan gas fireplace inserts manufactured by Jotul North America of Gorham, Maine; sold at independent specialty fireplace and stove stores nationwide from June 2010 through
BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) - Ski resort operator Vail Resorts said Tuesday its fiscal first-quarter loss increased and warned it may not hit its expected earnings target this year.
The Broomfield, Colo., company posted a loss of $60.6 million, or $1.70 per share in the quarter that ended Oct. 31,
MIAMI, Okla. (AP) - A judge has ordered a mental evaluation for an Illinois man accused of plotting to bomb dozens of churches in northeastern Oklahoma.
Gregory Weiler had been set for a preliminary hearing Monday, but a judge delayed that until Dec. 17 so Weiler can have a competency evaluation.
By By MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Toll Brothers says its fiscal fourth-quarter net income soared, helped by a large income tax benefit and a 48 percent rise in revenue. The luxury homebuilder delivered more homes and its order backlog increased.
CEO Douglas C. Yearley Jr
By By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The business of monarchy has always been stacked in favor of men. Not any more - or so the British government promises.
The first child of Prince William and his wife Kate will be born a king or a queen in waiting, under changes to succession
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Virginia man who received a full-face transplant says he's now able to walk past people without a second look.
Thirty-seven-year-old Richard Lee Norris of Hillsville, Va. was injured in a gun accident in 1997 and said he rarely left home afterward, shopping at night so he
By By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
MORIARTY, N.M. (AP) - The cases were often heartbreaking: Families coming home to find their dogs had vanished from inside houses, behind locked fences and outdoor kennels in rural communities east of Albuquerque.
But with the recent arrest of a woman accused
By By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - The number of people officially registered as unemployed in Spain has edged up toward 5 million as the country's recession shows few signs of abating and its struggling banks await crucial bailout cash.
Spain's Labor Ministry said Tuesday