By RALPH D. RUSSOAP College Football Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Playoffs and tournaments long have determined champions of every college sport from baseball to bowling.
The exception was major college football.
That ended Tuesday. Come 2014, the
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - Flight attendants and mechanics at American Airlines want to resume contract talks as a deadline nears for a federal judge to rule on whether the airline can impose its own terms on workers.
Separately, the pilots
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Cisco Systems Inc.'s chief strategy officer, who was responsible for scouting for acquisition opportunities, has left for an investment fund, the company said Tuesday.
Ned Hooper had been on the short
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Were they booing the president? Or were they "Youuuk-ing" him?
In a sensitive campaign season where every headline matters, it depends on who is doing the construuu-ing.
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign has recruited a legion of lawyers to be on standby for this year's election as legal disputes surrounding the voting process escalate.
Thousands of attorneys and
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts expressed skepticism Tuesday about mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's claim that the government allowed him to commit crimes because he was an FBI informant.
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two dozen people on four continents, including alleged two hackers from New York, have been arrested in an elaborate sting targeting a black market for online financial fraud, federal officials said Tuesday.
By PAUL WISEMANAP Economics Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - When they meet Thursday and Friday in Brussels, leaders of the 27 countries in the European Union will face a daunting task: Find a solution to a debt crisis that's spread misery across Europe, raised doubts about the euro
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of gasoline has dropped to a five-month low, giving drivers some relief ahead of the July 4 holiday.
The national average fell to around $3.40 per gallon on Tuesday. South Carolina, at $2.987, has the
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans can't seem to shake their uneasy feeling about the economy.
Consumer confidence fell in June for the fourth straight month as worries about jobs and the overall economy outweighed relief at