By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An independent panel charged with investigating the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has concluded that systematic management and leadership failures at the State Department led to "grossly"
By BRADY McCOMBSAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A winter snow storm moved through the Rocky Mountain region Tuesday as many people prepared for the start of their holiday travels.
The storm could cause travel delays on major highways such as Interstate 40 in Arizona, Interstate 15 in Utah,
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Pakistani-born man wanted to avenge the deaths of U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan by blowing up a New York City landmark but lacked the money and materials to carry out the plan, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday.
By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah sixth-grader caught with a gun at school told administrators he brought the weapon to defend himself in case of an attack similar to last week's mass shooting at a Connecticut school, officials said Tuesday.
The 11-year-old was
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The company that operates the financial news website TheStreet.com and three executives have settled federal civil charges of accounting fraud.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that the company, TheStreet Inc., and the
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has decided not to charge David Petraeus' mistress, Paula Broadwell, with cyberstalking as part of its investigation into an email scandal that led to the resignation of the CIA director and storied general.
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
Amgen Inc. has agreed to pay $762 million to resolve federal litigation accusing the drugmaker of marketing the anemia treatment Aranesp for unapproved uses.
The Thousand Oaks, Calif., company pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally introducing a misbranded drug into
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks climbed on Wall Street Tuesday, pushing the Standard and Poor's 500 to its highest level in two months, on optimism that lawmakers are closing in on a budget deal that will stop the U.S. from going over the "fiscal cliff" at the
By ALEX VEIGAAP Real Estate Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Confidence among U.S. homebuilders inched up this month, to the highest level in more than six and a half years, as builders reported the best market for newly built homes since the housing boom.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Investors shunned some of the nation's largest gun makers Tuesday, putting up for sale the manufacturer of the Bushmaster semiautomatic rifle used in the Connecticut school shooting and worrying that the attack could soon bring stricter gun