By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Last week's spike in the price of oil may have been a little overdone.
Benchmark U.S. crude dropped 1.4 percent in New York, paring back some of the 9.4 percent increase on Friday. Oil fell by $1.21 to end the
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
For the past few days, President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney have been mostly out of sight if not exactly out of mind.
Romney has been a little more accessible than Obama. But the best way to find the Republican
SEATTLE (AP) - The wife of the soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan in March says she has not told their children - a 5-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy - why their father isn't coming home.
Kari Bales told "CBS This Morning" (http://is.gd/
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho is introducing a series of laws with the start of a new month. The debuting legislation includes a ban on sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and a law that makes texting behind the wheel an infraction that will set violators back $85. Idaho is now
By Kate Stanhope,
Her divorce from Tom Cruise isn't the only change in Katie Holmes' life.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes: A photo history of their awkward kisses
The actress, 33, was spotted moving her bags and daughter Suri's th
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors rejoiced over Europe last week. On Monday, they got back to worrying about the United States.
Stocks struggled to stay out of the red in quiet holiday-week trading after a trade group said
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City community board is asking the city to remove metal gates around the famous Charging Bull statue in Lower Manhattan's financial district, saying the barricades are endangering tourists.
Community Board 1 passed a unanimous
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former NASA astronaut who commanded space shuttle Discovery's second-to-last mission died after a water scooter crash involving his sons near Pensacola Beach.
Capt. Alan Poindexter, 50, died Sunday
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
After returning from the battlefields of Iraq, Christian Ellis found the only way to soothe the war wounds in his soul was by losing himself singing opera's powerful, haunting songs.
Now the 29-year-old former Marine machine
By BARBARA SURK and HASSAN AMMARAssociated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - While Olympic leaders and human rights advocates are encouraged by signs that Saudi Arabia may bow to pressure and send female athletes to the Summer Games, women athletes in the ultraconservative