By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in nearly all major U.S. cities in April from March, further evidence of a housing market that is slowly improving even while the job market slumps.
The Standard & Poor's/
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Homebuilders led stocks up on Tuesday, helping major indexes recoup some losses from the day before. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. surged after the media conglomerate said it may split into two companies.
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to spin off its newspaper business into a separate company, an acknowledgement that the printed page that gave rise to a media empire will never again be central to its future
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Obama administration officials and House Republican staff members Tuesday failed to resolve a document dispute that could lead to a precedent-setting contempt of Congress vote Thursday against Attorney General Eric Holder
By LYNN DeBRUIN and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) - More than 2,100 residents were being evacuated from the Air Force Academy's grounds Tuesday night as heavy smoke billowed from a wildfire that has burned an unknown number of homes near Colorado
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Debby flooded homes, an animal shelter and closed parts of the main interstate highway across northern Florida on as the storm crept closer to the state, dropping more than two feet of rain in one sparsely
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