By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Exit, Philip Roth? Having conceived everything from turning into a breast to a polio epidemic in his native New Jersey, Roth has apparently given his imagination a rest.
The 79-year-old novelist recently told a French publication, Les inRocks,
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The other night, Nate Silver got a little taste of what things are going to be like for him, post-Election 2012.
The 34-year-old statistician, unabashed numbers geek, author and creator of the much-read FiveThirtyEight blog at The New York
By GREG BEACHAMAP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mike Brown followed an 11-time NBA champion coach with the Los Angeles Lakers, taking charge of a roster packed with aging talent and a franchise anticipating more titles.
And after just 71 regular-season games, the Lakers decided Brown wasn
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden will have another military son to worry about as he helps chart America's course around the world.
Youngest son Hunter is joining the Navy.
The attorney and former lobbyist applied for a commission into the Navy
By STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A police officer was shot and killed Friday by another officer after several agencies responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the Denver suburb of Lakewood, authorities said.
James Davies, 35, was in full uniform when he was killed,
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seven members of the secretive Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information, senior Navy officials said Thursday.
Four other SEALs are under
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles in September at the fastest pace in nine months and their sales jumped by the largest amount in 18 months. The increases suggest the U.S. economy grew faster over the summer than first
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street is peering over the "fiscal cliff" and feeling vertigo.
The stock market finished one of the worst weeks of the year Friday, pushing Washington to work out a deal to avoid the tax increases and government spending cuts set to take
By JOHN KEKISAssociated Press
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into one of the sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach his job, threw a top-ranked team into turmoil and threatened the career of Hall of Fame coach
By ADAM SCHRECKAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - The ousted governor of Iraq's central bank on Friday criticized his removal amid accusations of financial wrongdoing as an attempt by the government to seize control of the institution.
Last month, Iraqi authorities abruptly fired Sinan al-