By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama isn't talking about it and neither is Mitt Romney. But come January, 163 million workers can expect to feel the pinch of a big tax increase regardless of who wins the election.
A temporary reduction in Social
By DEB RIECHMANN and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A diminished but resilient al-Qaida, whose 9/11 attacks drew America into its longest war, is attempting a comeback in Afghanistan's mountainous east even as U.S. and allied forces wind down their combat mission and
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - When it comes to debates, Mitt Romney loves the rules.
The eyes of millions of voters upon him, the Republican candidate is quick to poke holes in his rival's arguments. But he's just as ready to take the moderator to task when he
By JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - On Monday night, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will spar over foreign policy in the final presidential debate before the Nov. 6 presidential election. But with most polling focused almost exclusively on voters' views of the
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
VIENNA, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama has been wearing a pink wristband in recognition of breast cancer awareness month and his challenger, Mitt Romney, donned a pink ribbon on his shirt during a factory stop in Ohio.
The symbolic gestures are part of a
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - The youngest person to be charged with homicide in Maine in at least 30 years - and possibly ever - twiddled her fingers, bit her nails and looked down on Monday during her first court appearance. Afterward, her attorney said the
By CHRIS BRUMMITTAssociated Press
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam's embattled prime minister acknowledged Monday that he had mismanaged the country's slumping economy, and he pledged to push forward with difficult reforms of bloated state-owned enterprises.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung
By JOE KAYAP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) - The top two running backs were gone. So were two offensive linemen. Safety Troy Polamalu was sitting on the bench along with all those other injured Steelers.
So, what exactly did Pittsburgh have left? A determined defense. Some reserve running backs
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. WHERE IN THE U.S. THE RACE FOR PRESIDENT WILL BE DECIDED
AP analysis of the past three presidential races shows 106 counties in nine states may determine who wins.
By HOWARD ULMANAP Sports Writer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Another game was slipping away from the New England Patriots down the stretch. This time, their opponent made the biggest mistakes.
The New York Jets' final failure came when Rob Ninkovich knocked the ball out of Mark Sanchez's