By By MICHAEL CASEYAP Environment Writer
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The world's poorest countries, inundated by rising seas and worsening disasters, made a last ditch plea for financial help early Saturday as negotiators at United Nations climate talks struggled to reach an ambitions deal to combat
By By ELAINE KURTENBACHAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year's massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no immediate reports of heavy damage. Several people along the northeastern coast were reportedly
By JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A month after the bitterly fought election, President Barack Obama has his highest approval ratings since the killing of Osama bin Laden, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll, and more Americans say the nation is heading in the right
By By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - "Those jobs aren't coming back."
That's what Steve Jobs reportedly told President Obama when asked at a dinner in early 2011 whether Apple would consider moving some of its manufacturing from China to the United States.
By By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Superstorm Sandy is widely thought to have slowed U.S. job growth last month. The only question is how much - an answer that's expected to emerge Friday in the government's jobs report for November.
Yet once the storm's
By By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - Global stock markets mostly rose after a better-than-forecast U.S. jobs report Friday offset gloomier data showing consumer confidence in the world's largest economy had slumped.
The Labor Department's report showed the economy added
By By JOSH DUBOWAP Sports Writer
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Everyone on the outside might be focusing on Peyton Manning setting more records and the Denver Broncos getting an eighth straight win to move a step closer to a first-round bye.
Manning is focused on much smaller goals - showing
By By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
The housing market is recovering from its collapse to such an extent that it will be one of the key drivers of the economy next year, and could add as much as 1 percentage point to growth, says Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab
By By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Thousands of images seized from the home of Susan Powell's father-in-law show the missing Utah mother as she walks in public and sits in her car - apparently unaware that someone is taking her picture.
The photos - some of which are
By By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - T-Mobile will likely start carrying the iPhone next year after its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, said it has reached a new deal with Apple.
T-Mobile USA had been the lone iPhone-less carrier among the four national wireless companies