By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
President Barack Obama is hitting the road again this week with a "Betting on America" bus tour of Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Obama beat Republican John McCain by 11 percentage points in Pennsylvania and 5 percentage points in Ohio in
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Really? The Supreme Court's big health care decision means 30 million or more uninsured Americans are soon going to have coverage? It's far from that simple.
The ruling does point a way
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) - Re-electing President Barack Obama is so important to Guy Hancock that he spends more time as a volunteer data collector at Obama's campaign headquarters here than at his paying job as a college professor
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) - He's arguably Maine's best-known native son, right up there with Civil War general Joshua Chamberlain, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and horror writer Stephen King. To his customers, he was simply known as "L.L
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft is narrowing down a list of potential buyers as part of its plan to emerge from bankruptcy reorganization.
In a disclosure statement filed over the weekend with its preliminary reorganization plan, Hawker
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Andy Griffith's gift to the show that bore his name wasn't just the homespun wisdom of the plain-spoken sheriff he played. It was the place he created: a small town where all foibles are forgiven and friendships are
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
ATLANTA (AP) - Overdose deaths from powerful painkillers have been surging at an alarming rate in the U.S., but here's a sliver of good news: The number blamed on methadone appears to have peaked.
Still, methadone accounts
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Renewed tensions between Iran and the West pushed oil its highest level in more than a month.
Iran is again threatening to block a critical Persian Gulf shipping route in response to a European embargo of Iranian
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska mother of two boys police found locked in a dog kennel will serve two years of probation after pleading no contest to felony child abuse.
The North Platte Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/MRkySQ ) 23-year-old Ashly Clark
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) - A man accused of killing eight people in Illinois and Missouri won't face a second trial for aggravated battery after the case against him was dismissed.
Nicholas Sheley (SHEE'-lee) is accused of killing eight people in 2008. He