By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Andy Griffith's gift to the show that bore his name wasn't just the homespun wisdom of the plain-spoken sheriff he played. It was the place he created: a small town where all foibles are forgiven and friendships are
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A former police officer who retired from the FBI due to post-traumatic stress disorder linked to her role in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks has written a book about seeing legions of angels guarding the Pennsylvania
MSNBC.COM - Actor Andy Griffith, who won the hearts of 1960s TV viewers with his role as gentle Sheriff Andy Taylor in "The Andy Griffith Show," then returned as a 1980s country lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday at 86. The news was confirmed to North Carolina television station WITN by Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is launching a new attack on Republican rival Mitt Romney's business record.
In a television advertisement released Tuesday, the campaign says Romney invested in companies that moved jobs
By DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's new government will present "alarming" data on its recession and unemployment to international debt inspectors this week, in a bid to renegotiate the terms of its bailout agreements.
Government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou said in
By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - In the presidential battleground with the biggest prize, Democrat Barack Obama is focused on ratcheting up voter turnout in Florida's university towns, its Hispanic enclaves around Orlando and its Jewish communities in
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Pre-election polls on Mexico's presidential vote had projected that leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would lose by a double-digit margin.
But with 99 percent of the vote
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Media General Inc. said Monday that it is reorganizing to focus on its core television broadcasting business after the June sale of the majority of its newspapers.
The company said it will combine five regional divisions into two. Each new
By LAURA MILLS and LYNN BERRYAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - The success and possible future undoing of President Vladimir Putin lies in the contrast between people like provincial housewife Yekaterina Arsentyeva and Moscow student Kirill Guskov.
In the southern
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