By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Unions are shifting more of their political resources to state and local races this year as they try to head off passage of laws that could undermine bargaining rights, make it harder to organize or reduce their political muscle.
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign has released a new television commercial in Ohio drawing attention to Mitt Romney's opposition to the federal auto bailout.
Several auto workers appear in the ad, saying they owe their jobs to Obama's decision to extend billions in
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has become a major issue in the presidential campaign, focused on the evolving Obama administration explanations.
Prior to the Sept. 11 assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three
By JOHN FLESHERAssociated Press
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - It's hardly a return to the Depression era, when company guards roughed up labor organizers at auto plants. But times are tough for unions in the Rust Belt, even in a longtime bastion like Michigan. Here, emergency managers have
By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain is considering a ban on photographing, filming or reproducing images of police and state security forces who are on duty, officials said Friday.
Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said the government is considering prohibiting the capture
By The Associated Press
Companies that sell advertising have begun releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. Here are highlights of recent quarterly earnings reports from selected Internet and media companies and what they say about the state of spending on advertising.
By The Associated Press
Later this month, companies with television networks will begin releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. The reports will generally cover the July-September period, though some companies have fiscal quarters that depart from that.
Here's the schedule
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney scored big laughs at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner, an annual fundraiser at New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel for Catholic charitable work that has drawn presidential candidates since World War II.
A sampling of the best
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A massive dust storm swirling reddish-brown clouds over northern Oklahoma triggered a multi-vehicle accident along a major interstate Thursday, forcing police to shut down part of the heavily traveled roadway amid near blackout
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PARMA, Ohio (AP) - Lest anyone forget the importance of Ohio's white, working-class voters, President Barack Obama sent a clear reminder on Thursday.
Make that two reminders: Bill (Clinton) and The Boss (Bruce Springsteen), two aging baby boomers still at the