By JUDY LINAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will create the nation's first state-administered retirement savings program for private-sector workers, over the objection of critics who said it creates a new liability for
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - A grand jury in Hawaii indicted two men and a company over their mishandling of seized fireworks that led to a deadly explosion in an Oahu bunker last year, federal prosecutors said Friday.
U.S. Attorney Florence Nakakuni in Hawaii said 37-year-
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence officials sought to explain Friday why the Obama administration's understanding of the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is "evolving."
Facing a barrage of Republican criticism about what the
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
U.S. banks have been buffeted by more than a week of powerful cyberattacks, but the mystery surrounding their perpetrators lingers.
One expert said Friday that he was suspicious of claims of responsibility purportedly made by Islamists angry at an anti-Muslim
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
WEST PLAINS, Mo. (AP) - After leaving high school as a teen mother, Ashley McCullough is back on track to receive a two-year degree and work as a respiratory therapist. But she first had to conquer a remedial math class and its core lessons on addition,
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The conductors, mechanics and engineers who operate Amtrak's trains have been testing positive for drugs and alcohol more and more frequently over the last six years, a government watchdog said Friday. And Amtrak's management isn't
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A security researcher says cell phones equipped with Google's Android operating system are at risk of being disabled or wiped clean of their data, including contacts, music, and photos.
Opening a link to a web site or application embedded
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Lower Manhattan has blossomed from tragedy into tourist magnet in the years since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, a revival that's generating some growing pains along with celebration.
For local residents and businesses
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
After a sharp jump during the worst of the recession, new figures show the number of students defaulting on federal loans seems to be stabilizing. Students at for-profit colleges continue to have the highest default rates but the sector saw some improvement
DETROIT (AP) - Nissan is offering cheap leases and big discounts on the Leaf because of slow sales of the all-electric car.
Nissan Motor Co. sold only 4,228 Leafs this year through August, almost a third fewer than a year ago.
It also has a big inventory of the cars nationwide. At the end of August