By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.
Driven by high prices and new drilling methods, U.S. production of crude and other liquid hydrocarbons is on track to
By EILEEN SULLIVANAssociated Press
Osama bin Laden is dead and there hasn't been a successful attack by al-Qaida-inspired extremists on U.S. soil since the deadly shooting rampage in Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009. But the danger of terrorism remains a reality for Americans, as seen
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Cars that drive themselves may hold the potential to save thousands of lives, an Obama administration safety official said Tuesday, as the government prepares to launch a research initiative to determine the safety and reliability of automated
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has Springsteen. Republican Mitt Romney has his sons.
They, along with dozens of other celebrities and elected officials, are blitzing through battleground states in the White House race's final days. Their goal: give
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Fresh from their final debate, President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are in a full-throttle drive to the finish line - courting independent and undecided voters, prodding supporters to cast their ballots and smoothing over some rough edges in their
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
A unionized job once meant a secure path to a middle-class life. Labor unions are still big political players, but they have seen a steady decline in membership and clout since their heyday in the 1950s.
Where they stand:
President Barack Obama has
By SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was back at the Mayo Clinic for an evaluation Tuesday and possibly a longer stay, nearly two months after being released for treatment of bipolar disorder at the Minnesota hospital, his father said Tuesday.
By The Associated Press
The following recalls have been announced:
INTERIOR BIFOLD DOORS
DETAILS: JELD-WEN and Reliabilt Interior Bifold Doors manufactured by JELD-WEN, Inc. of Klamath Falls, Ore.; sold at Home Depot, Lowe's and other retailers between February 2011 and March 2012. The
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge sided on Tuesday with environmental groups that challenged the planting of genetically-modified crops on National Wildlife Refuges in the South.
U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg rejected the federal government's
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
The risk of a devastating cyberattack on the United States is real. But is it too remote to justify the costs of countermeasures? That's the quandary. There's no question the country remains vulnerable to an "electronic Pearl Harbor," as