By By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - In a military hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning that has unfolded over the past two weeks, the reams of classified documents he is accused of leaking have barely come up. Instead, the proceedings have focused on a bedsheet noose,
By By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama declared Syria's main opposition group the sole "legitimate representative" of its country's people Tuesday, deeming the move "a big step" in the international diplomatic efforts to end Syrian President Bashar
By By BRETT MARTELAP Sports Writer
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - In a sharp rebuke to his successor's handling of the NFL's bounty investigation, former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in a case that has preoccupied the
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - When a settlement ended the last legal fallout from the sexual assault allegation that sank his political career, Dominique Strauss-Kahn kept his distance.
The former International Monetary Fund leader, once seen as a promising
By By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets rose Wednesday as a German business confidence survey alleviated concerns that Europe's largest economy might fall into recession. Investors brushed off North Korea's latest test launch of a long-range rocket.
By By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is expected to announce a revamped bond-buying plan Wednesday to maintain its support for the U.S. economy.
The Fed's goal would be to keep downward pressure on long-term interest rates and encourage
By By HOWARD ULMANAP Sports Writer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes as the New England Patriots turned their much-hyped game against the Houston Texans into a mismatch, leading 28-7 after the third quarter on Monday night.
The Texans (11-1) entered with the NFL
By By JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writer
Delta Air Lines Inc. is close to buying a stake in Virgin Atlantic for between $300 million to $500 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because a deal has not been
By By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines CEO Thomas Horton suggests that his management team has earned the right to keep leading the company even if it merges with US Airways.
The approval of a new labor contract by pilots last week was the last major hurdle
By By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A man walking down a street outside a school near Central Park was shot in the back of the head on Monday and lay mortally wounded in a pool of blood as his killer escaped with a getaway driver, police said.
The shooting occurred around 2 p.m