By SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Airlines Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The number of long delays in July involving planes stuck on airport tarmacs was more than the previous eight months combined, the government said Monday.
Twenty eight planes were stuck on the ground at U.S. airports for more than three hours
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Libyans tried to rescue Ambassador Chris Stevens, cheering "God is great" and rushing him to a hospital after they discovered him still clinging to life inside the U.S. Consulate, according to witnesses and a new video that emerged Monday from last
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the No. 1 killer among Hispanics in the U.S., and the rest of the country may be only a few years behind.
The change is not exactly cause for alarm. Death rates for both cancer and heart disease have been
By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Occupy Wall Street protesters celebrated the movement's anniversary on Monday by clogging intersections in the city's financial district, marching to the beat of drums that were a familiar refrain last year.
Protesters roamed around the
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After surging over four days to near pre-recession highs, stocks slipped further from that goal Monday following a new sign of a slowdown in the U.S. economy and worries over Europe's struggle to keep its currency union intact.
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A convicted murderer in Massachusetts who won the right to get a state-funded sex change is also eligible to have legal fees - expected to top $500,000 - paid as well, a federal judge ruled.
In a landmark decision, U.S. District Judge Mark
By SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil is rising Monday, adding to a big gain last week after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced new steps to boost the U.S. economy.
Benchmark crude gained 44 cents to $99.44 in early trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jerry Wiseman notices it's harder to turn and check his car's blind spots at age 69 than it was at 50. So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving course, hunting tips to stay safe behind the wheel for many more years
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, renowned for her peaceful struggle against military rule, began a marathon tour of the U.S. Monday, the latest milestone in her remarkable journey from political prisoner to globe-trotting
By KASIE HUNT and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Already scrambling to steady a struggling campaign, Republican Mitt Romney confronted a new headache Monday after a video surfaced showing him telling wealthy donors that almost half of all Americans "believe they are victims"