By ANNE GEARANAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The election of an Islamist president in Egypt is turning longstanding U.S. policy in the Mideast inside out: The Obama administration is relieved that the candidate representing three decades of close partnership with the United States
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden unleashed a back-to-back assault Tuesday on Republican challenger Mitt Romney, re-emphasizing Democratic assertions that Romney as a venture capitalist sent U.S. jobs
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) - Nissan Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said Tuesday the automaker needs to conserve cash despite its quick recovery from a year of disasters as the global economic outlook is highly uncertain.
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Business Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea said Tuesday it will halt oil imports from Iran starting next month due to a European Union ban on insuring shipments of Iranian crude.
The insurance ban, which is part of broader EU
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - World stock markets traded sluggishly Tuesday as more bad news about Spain's banks rattled investors ahead of a European summit on the region's debt crisis and economic malaise.
By PAT GRAHAMAP Sports Writer
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The persistent rain ruined high jumper Jesse Williams' rhythm and nearly washed away his Olympic chances right along with it.
The reigning world champion bowed out of the competition in fourth place at the U
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
Former students in career-training programs at dozens of for-profit institutions have had so much trouble paying off their loans that the schools could lose access to federal student aid if they don't improve, new data from the U.S.
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Florida from enforcing a new state law barring companies from bidding on state and local government contracts if they or any affiliates also do business in Cuba or Syria
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - A Hawaii public utilities agency on Monday approved the transfer of three Lanai utilities to Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison, clearing the way for his purchase of most of the island to close this week.
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
Moody's Investors Service on Monday cut its credit ratings on 28 Spanish banks, saying the weakening financial condition of Spain's government is making it more difficult for that country to support its lenders.