By KASIE HUNT and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
KETTERING, Ohio (AP) - In ads, his own remarks and most recently the words of a top supporter, Republican Mitt Romney seems determined to soften emphasis on abortion and ignore facts critical to the auto industry as he seeks support from key
By CURT ANDERSONAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - With a week to go until Election Day, the nasty campaign tactics are coming out.
People in Florida, Virginia and Indiana have gotten calls falsely telling them they can vote early by phone and don't need to go to a polling place. In suburban
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to project command in a crisis, President Barack Obama told storm-stricken residents along the East Coast that "America is with you" but warned that the disaster "is not yet over."
As the countdown to Election Day reached the one week mark
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After all the economy-focused campaign talk, voters in some states will get a chance on Election Day to sound off on intriguing topics that the presidential rivals ignored, including death-penalty repeal, marijuana legalization and assisted
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 GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - The 10-year-old son of a neo-Nazi leader told his younger sister that he planned to shoot their father, then a day later took a gun from his parents' bedroom and fired one bullet into his father's head as the man slept on a
By BOB BAUMAP Sports Writer
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - On an almost perfect Monday night for Alex Smith, the San Francisco 49ers flexed their NFC West dominance with a 24-3 flattening of the Arizona Cardinals.
Smith completed 18 of 19 passes for 232 yards and three touchdowns - two to Michael
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Parts of two nuclear power plants were shut down late Monday and early Tuesday, while another plant - the nation's oldest - was put on alert after waters from Superstorm Sandy rose 6 feet above sea level.
One of the units at Indian Point, a
By ERIKA KINETZAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - India's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged Tuesday but trimmed the cash reserve ratio, resisting growing pressure from New Delhi to cut rates even as it slashed its growth forecast and raised its inflation projection for
By BRIAN BAKST and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mitt Romney is suddenly plunging into traditionally Democratic-leaning Minnesota and Pennsylvania, and his GOP allies are trying to put Michigan into play. It's forcing President Barack Obama to defend his own turf - he