By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican activists are incredulous: Why can't Republican Mitt Romney seem to break open a tight race with President Barack Obama given the nation's sluggish economy and conservative enthusiasm to beat the Democrat?
"He ought to be
By JASON KEYSER and MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
HILLSIDE, Ill. (AP) - Undercover FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old American man who tried to detonate what he believed was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar, federal prosecutors said Saturday.
Adel Daoud, a U.S. citizen from the Chicago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in central Ohio say three law enforcement officers face charges in the death of an allegedly drunk man they dropped off at a Taco Bell.
Two Delaware County deputies and an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper are cited for a misdemeanor count of failing to prevent an
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - As Florida A&M's Marching 100 quick-stepped across the grass, the stadium announcer's voice would boom through the speakers to remind those in the stands that no one could match the show they were watching: "Often imitated,
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Jeffrey MacDonald, a clean-cut Green Beret and doctor convicted of killing of his pregnant wife and their two daughters, is getting another chance to try proving his innocence - more than four decades after the nation was gripped by his
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - In many ways, Keith Fountain's personal economic odyssey is North Carolina's.
After a decade at Lucent Technologies, Fountain was making $22 an hour working in the company's warehouse in Concord, northeast of Charlotte, when
By The Associated Press
The Associated Press-National Constitution Center Poll on constitutional issues was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications from Aug. 16-20. It is based on landline and cellphone telephone interviews with a nationally representative random
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans don't like all the cash that's going to super political action committees and other outside groups that are pouring millions of dollars into races for president and Congress.
More than 8 in 10 Americans in a poll by The
By JASON KEYSER and TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Thousands of striking Chicago public school teachers and their allies packed a city park Saturday in a boisterous show of force as union leaders and the district tried to work out the details of an agreement that could end a week-
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Competing for white working-class voters, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney squared off Saturday on China and accused each other of backing policies that would move American jobs overseas as the U.S. economy struggles to recover.