By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a day of political maneuvering, Democrats and then Republicans took turns blocking a quick Senate vote on President Barack Obama's proposal to extend expiring tax cuts for a year on everyone but the highest-earning Americans.
With each side
By AIDA CERKEZAssociated Press
SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - The pain that seared Srebrenica 17 years ago burned fresh Wednesday as tens of thousands of Bosnian Muslims came to bury their dead in the town whose name is now synonymous with genocide.
In a ceremony broadcast live on
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
FARNBOROUGH, England (AP) - The first space flight of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic venture will be a family affair: The billionaire adventurer confirmed Wednesday he will be joined by his two adult children.
The British tycoon behind the Virgin business
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (all times EDT):
1. WHAT MITT ROMNEY WILL SAY TO BLACK VOTERS
The likely GOP presidential nominee will address the NAACP in speech his advisers say will focus on the
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack is by far the most memorable moment shared by television viewers during the past 50 years, a study released on Wednesday concluded.
The only thing that came close was President John F. Kennedy's
By MATT VOLZAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - On one side of the gate stood a group of Russian government officials with a Moscow television crew in tow, demanding entry into the ranch that one of them had called "a trash can for unwanted children."
On the other side, indoors and away from
By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China's broadcasting and Internet regulators have told Internet video providers that they must prescreen all programs before making them available, tightening state censorship of increasingly popular online drama series and mini-movies.
The new rule
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama election campaign has a politically loaded question it wants voters to think about: What is Mitt Romney hiding?
Not a thing, Romney says. The Democrats are just trying to change the subject from the weak economy.
It's a newly intense
By WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Ted Cruz has grown accustomed to having his campaign speech interrupted by whoops and hollering, shrieks of "Go Ted!" and even an "A-Men!" or two.
The tea party favorite for a U.S. Senate seat from Texas has come a long way since he kicked off
NEW YORK (AP) - Comcast's NBCUniversal is selling its stake in A&E Television Networks to Disney and Hearst for $3.03 billion in cash.
Comcast Corp., which owns 15.8 percent of A&E, said Tuesday that it will sell its stake to Walt Disney Co. and Hearst Corp., its partners in the A&E