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
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Hearings in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade's widow and girlfriend over the late artist's $66 million estate will not be conducted behind closed doors - at least for now, a judge ruled on Monday.
Kinkade's widow, Nanette
By SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's oil revenues dropped by 17.6 percent from May to June due to plummeting prices in the international market and the diversion of some production to meet domestic needs, the government said Monday.
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Every year, Mitt Romney and his family spend a week at his estate on picturesque Lake Winnipesaukee. They go boating, play games - and attend church, an expression of the faith that's fundamentally shaped the Republican
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Midwest ranchers have never been enamored with environmental regulators, but they really began to complain after learning that federal inspectors were flying over their land to look for problems.
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Presidents live in a world of wins and losses quickly forgotten. Rarely are they presented with the kind of defining moment that President Barack Obama experienced when the Supreme Court upheld his health care law
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A major labor union and an outside group committed to electing Democrats to the House have reserved nearly $20 million in television ad time for the fall in districts from Illinois to Florida as the party tries to reclaim the
By DAN ELLIOTT and MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force air tankers, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies during
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Even for infants born full-term, a little more time in the womb may matter.
The extra time results in more brain development, and a study suggests perhaps better scores on academic tests, too.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - A soldier who shot and killed his superior officer at Fort Bragg and then turned the gun on himself is also dead, military officials said Sunday.
The Army said in a news release that 27-year-old Spc. Ricky G. Elder of Hutchinson, Kan.,