By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - An eerie quiet has settled over the Walker Components plant, which assembles custom cables for a global wind turbine company. Orders are down from earlier in the year and one-third of its employees have been laid off this year.
By JASON KEYSERAssociated Press
From bridges to broadband, America's infrastructure is supposed to be speeding along commerce, delivering us to work and piping energy and water into our homes and businesses. But just repairing all the breakdowns and potholes would cost tens of
By KASIE HUNT and NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made last-minute pleas for votes Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining
LONDON (AP) - Sharon Osbourne says she had a double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene that increases the risk of developing breast cancer.
Osbourne told Hello! magazine that "I didn't want to live the rest of my life with that shadow hanging over me."
The 60-year-old "America's
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The caped figure on the surveillance video came running out of the darkness to the edge of a remote Army outpost in southern Afghanistan. Blood was smeared on his face, prosecutors said, and soaked into his clothes.
By The Associated Press
"While our road has been hard, though our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the United States of America, the best is yet to come." - President Barack Obama in speech to thousands of
By BRUCE SMITHAssociated Press
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - "We are tied to the ocean," an avid sailor and president named John F. Kennedy once said. "And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch, we are going back from whence we came."
Humans have an affinity for water. It is
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Commuters streaming into New York City on Monday endured long waits and crowded trains, giving the recovering transit system a stress test a week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New Jersey and New York coast lines.
Trains were so crowded Monday on the
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
LITTLE FERRY, N.J. (AP) - The lives of the residents of Lamker Court lie in heaps on lawns and curbs.
A stuffed Shrek doll sits atop a dining room chair. A gas stove rests in a driveway, a washer and dryer nearby. A computer monitor is wedged against a recliner.
ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say four people were killed and seven more were injured in a head-on car crash on Interstate 5 in Elk Grove.
The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/Wo1btZ) a Ford Expedition carrying nine people was going southbound on the highway Sunday when it veered out of