By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press Writer
MIAMI (AP) - On the eve of the 2012 elections, The Associated Press interviewed dozens of Americans to try to gauge the economic mood of the nation. People were asked about jobs, housing, gas prices, retirement and other issues. Among them was Hilda
BEIJING (AP) - Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, said Tuesday its latest quarterly profit rose 60 percent but revenue growth slowed as the Chinese economy cooled.
Profit for the three months ending Sept. 30 was $478.6 million (3 billion yuan), the Beijing-based
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - They are old friends and sometime political rivals, each a gregarious, backslapping politician and legendary - some would say long-winded - talker.
So when Vice President Joe Biden and former President Bill Clinton came together Monday on
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's central bank expanded a government bond-buying program Tuesday, vowing to spur growth as it further downgraded the country's economic outlook following declines in industrial output and household spending in September.
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - A group of aid organizations proposed Tuesday that products from Israeli settlements no longer be allowed to bear a "Made in Israel" label when they're sold inside the European Union.
The report - produced by 22 aid, development and church
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
Video gamers in the Northeast angling to be among the first to play the highly anticipated "Assassin's Creed III" will have to wait a little longer - even if they have power.
Area GameStop stores cancelled their midnight launches of Ubisoft's
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writers
WASHINGTON (AP) - Airlines have canceled thousands of flights, stranding travelers around the globe. Insurers are bracing for possible damages of $5 billion. Retailers face shrunken sales.
Hurricane Sandy took dead aim at New
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
Superstorm Sandy is buying some high school seniors a few more days to finish their early-round college applications, with a number of selective colleges extending deadlines that were set to fall later this week.
Most students applying to college face deadlines
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The mother of a slain 9-year-old Missouri girl is suing a mental health clinic saying it was in a position to know and prevent the violent tendencies of the teenager who killed her daughter.
Patricia Preiss filed the wrongful death lawsuit against Pathways Behavioral
By JIM KUHNHENN and STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
KENT, Ohio (AP) - Tommie Jo Marsilio is a former union shop steward. She's a single mom. And she's a Mitt Romney voter.
"It's not my job to shatter stereotypes," she says. But she is. Two years ago she became the first