By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Getting older doesn't just mean a risk for physical ailments like heart disease and bum knees: A new report finds as many as 1 in 5 seniors has a mental health or substance abuse problem.
And as the population rapidly ages over the next
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal criminal and civil investigators looked into possible leaks of economic data that the government provides early to news organizations, according to a report released Tuesday by the Labor Department.
The Securities and Exchange
By MALCOLM RITTERAP Science Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Last year brought a record heat wave to Texas, massive floods in Bangkok and an unusually warm November in England. How much has global warming boosted the chances of events like that?
Quite a lot in Texas and England, but apparently not at all
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A neurosurgeon who treated a severely beaten Florida girl is calling her recovery a miracle but says she likely faces a lifetime of psychological problems.
Dr. Randell Powell testified Tuesday he didn't think Josie Lou
By ADAM SCHRECKAP Business Writer
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Royal Bank of Scotland said Tuesday it has backed out of talks with Dubai Group, an investment company controlled by the emirate's ruler, to rework the terms on $10 billion in debt.
The move could significantly
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than April, a hopeful sign after three months of weak hiring.
Job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.6 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That's up from 3.4 million in
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican Wisconsin state Sen. Van Wanggaard decided not to go to court to challenge his recall election loss, effectively conceding the race Tuesday to his challenger and giving Democrats at least a temporary majority in the state Senate.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - They may make an odd couple, but discounter Target and luxury merchant Neiman Marcus are jointly offering a limited collection spanning from fashion to sporting goods for the winter holidays.
More than 50 products from 24 designers,
By TOBY STERLINGAP Business Writer
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Shares in ASML Holding NV surged Tuesday on news that Intel Corp intends to take a 15 percent stake in the company for around $3.07 billion, and will also help fund its research into new technologies. ASML said other large customers may also
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's acquittal of the most serious charges in a high-profile corruption case on Tuesday set off a fierce debate about how the peace process might have proceeded differently had the former leader not been driven