By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign has recruited a legion of lawyers to be on standby for this year's election as legal disputes surrounding the voting process escalate.
Thousands of attorneys and
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of gasoline has dropped to a five-month low, giving drivers some relief ahead of the July 4 holiday.
The national average fell to around $3.40 per gallon on Tuesday. South Carolina, at $2.987, has the
By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming, handing down perhaps the most significant decision on the issue since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling that
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans can't seem to shake their uneasy feeling about the economy.
Consumer confidence fell in June for the fourth straight month as worries about jobs and the overall economy outweighed relief at
CHICAGO (AP) - Jewelry collectors who don't mind if their gems have a shady past will soon get the chance to bid on a stash of valuables found in the home of reputed mobster Frank Calabrese Sr.
Federal agents raided Calabrese's home in the Chicago suburb
By Peter Grier
Some questions are unanswerable. What's truth and beauty? Will the Cubs ever win the World Series? Is the federal tax system fair?
Yes, we're here to talk about that last one. Aesthetes and sports fans will have to look elsewhere for a discussion. Tax fairness is a hot
By MEG KINNARDAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Rielle Hunter says she and former presidential candidate John Edwards have ended their relationship.
Hunter told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday that she and Edwards were still a couple until late
NEW YORK (AP) - Gamers will be tuning in to hear if Zynga has engineered any new blockbuster hits Tuesday at its annual headquarters event in San Francisco, and Wall Street will listening for the same, as well as for any hints as to how much revenue it can generate
By DON MELVIN and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Top European officials have called on countries that use the euro to surrender more control over their national budgets, a move apparently aimed at easing Germany's fears of sharing debt burdens with struggling
By DANIEL WOOLLSAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's borrowing costs soared in a pair of short-term auctions Tuesday as investors worried that the country would not be able to manage an expensive rescue of its ailing banking sector.
The Treasury auctioned