By PABLO ELIAS GIUSSANIAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The leaders of three Latin American nations hit hard by drug trafficking called on the membership of the United Nations on Wednesday to promote a debate on alternative ways to combat drug trafficking.
In an unusually energetic
By AP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - MySpace, the once-mighty social network-turned entertainment site, is trying to stage yet another comeback with the help of Justin Timberlake.
The company posted a video this week that teases the "New Myspace" and lets people sign up for invitations to
By PATRICK CONDONAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - In one TV ad, a husband and wife talk fondly of a lesbian couple who moved into their neighborhood. In another, a married couple speaks of wanting fair treatment for their lesbian daughter. A third features a pastor talking supportively about
By KELVIN CHAN and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plan a campaign fundraiser for him Thursday in Hong Kong, where U.S. business interests intersect with China's growing influence as a world financial superpower.
By ALEXANDRA OLSONAssociated Press Writer
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Haiti's government hopes to introduce a new mining law within six months that could set royalty rates of between 9 and 12 percent in an effort to ensure that the impoverished country benefits from its mineral wealth,
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Employers will soon be offering workers their yearly opportunity to make changes to their health care benefits. All too often this open-enrollment period has required combing through pages and pages of confusing insurance terms.
But this year
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Federal Reserve official who has advocated more aggressive moves on the part of the central bank to combat high unemployment says the country cannot afford timid efforts to support the economy.
Charles Evans, president of the Federal
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army brigadier general who served five combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan has been charged with forcible sodomy, multiple counts of adultery and having inappropriate relationships with several female
By MATTHEW LEE and MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday the U.S. will ease its import ban on Myanmar that had been a key plank of remaining American economic sanctions.
"In recognition of the continued progress toward reform
By TIM REYNOLDSAP Sports Writer
With Commissioner Roger Goodell at the table, the NFL and referees' union pressed toward a settlement Wednesday to end a three-month lockout that triggered a wave of frustration and anger over replacement officials and threatened to disrupt the rest of the