By By STEPHEN BRAUN and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The 2012 presidential election broke the $2 billion milestone in its final weeks, becoming the most expensive in American political history, according to final federal finance reports released Thursday. The reports detailed a
By By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's latest political crisis over a disputed constitution is posing a difficult test for the mostly secular opposition: Can it maintain its new-found unity and achieve anything beyond bringing large crowds out into the streets to protest?
By By SUZANNE GAMBOAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The NAACP is going on the offensive on education, deploying volunteers across the country in its biggest push for a public education overhaul since the nation's classrooms were ordered desegregated in 1954, the civil rights group said
By By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Ray Emory could not accept that more than one quarter of the 2,400 Americans who died at Pearl Harbor were buried, unidentified, in a volcanic crater.
And so he set out to restore names to the dead.
Emory, a survivor of the attack, doggedly
UPDATE: Schweitzer Mountain opens Friday.
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SPOKANE, Wash. - The Delta Gamma Sorority is putting on a philanthropic holiday shopping event on TODAY with over 20 of some of the most popular local businesses in Spokane.
Businesses such as JigSaw, Cues, Anenome, Kizuri, Finders Keepers, Christ Kitchen just to name a few will be at St.
By By CHRISTINA HOAGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Unified School District hopes to settle 189 legal actions by late January in a case involving a former elementary teacher accused of lewd acts with students that were so shocking, they prompted the district to remove all
WASHINGTON (AP) - Protection of sites held sacred by American Indians and Alaska Natives will be bolstered under a memorandum of understanding signed Thursday by four federal agencies and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
The memo signed by the departments of Agriculture, Defense,
By By BREE FOWLER and PETER SVENSSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will move production of one of its existing lines of Mac computers from China to the United States next year.
Industry watchers said the announcement is both a cunning public-relations move
By By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Billionaire investor David Rubenstein is giving the Library of Congress $1.5 million to fund three new literacy awards.
Rubenstein of Bethesda, Md., is co-founder of the Carlyle Group private equity firm. He is a major philanthropist and in