By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Barack Obama goes airborne in a doozy of a bear hug with a pizza guy in Florida. Joe Biden cozies up with a biker chick in Ohio. Paul Ryan encircles a campaign supporter in North Carolina in a double-armed embrace. Even the more reserved Mitt
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - He buddied up with bikers, posed for countless pictures at a pizza place and downed an ice cream cone at a Dairy Queen.
Joe Biden loves Ohio.
The only question now is whether Ohio loves him - and President Barack Obama.
The vice president
By Mark Guarino
Weeks after fast food chain Chick-fil-A suddenly found itself in the middle of a national shouting match involving gay marriage and the First Amendment, the company now finds itself facing risks to its expansion plans and its overall brand.
The Atlanta-based chain isn't the
By Mark Clayton
In elections this March in Palm Beach County, Fla., an election management software glitch gave votes to the wrong candidate and the wrong contest. But paper ballots were available, and a recount was done. The mistake was corrected.
Such failures are hardly unique. And often they
By JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A new study has found that YouTube has become a major platform for news, one where viewers are turning for eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters.
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism on
By GLENN ADAMSAssociated Press
OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) - The Arab Spring uprisings have brought a new sense of optimism to young people from troubled nations as they spend time at a special camp nestled in the hills of western Maine where they confront and resolve their differences.
"It gives me
By THOMAS ADAMSONAssociated Press Writer
PARIS (AP) - A feud involving the French president's live-in girlfriend, his former partner and his eldest son may have tarnished the new leader's carefully cultivated image as "Mr. Normal" - credited with helping him win the spring election among
By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State University student Greg Peterson and some friends were unwinding at a drive-in restaurant when LMFAO's song "Sexy and I Know It" came on the radio. He groaned.
But as the chorus droned on,
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The upstate New York school bus monitor who was bullied by four seventh-graders says she's satisfied that they're being suspended for a year.
Speaking one day after the boys' punishment was announced, Karen Klein told The Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations has endorsed an African Union force to capture warlord Joseph Kony and neutralize his Lord's Resistance Army.
The 15-member Security Council approved the "United Nations Regional Strategy to Address the Threat and