By JOHN FLESHERAssociated Press
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Shortly after newly elected Rep. Dan Benishek arrived in Washington, staffers raised a banner that proclaimed to visitors in his Capitol Hill suite: "If you are here to ask for more money, you're in the wrong office!"
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 JOHN HANNAAssociated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The shuttered Wichita abortion clinic formerly operated by the late Dr. George Tiller has been bought by an abortion-rights group that intends to reopen it as a family and women's health center that will offer abortions, among other services
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
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he has a vision of a new world order that would be absent of the "hegemony of arrogance."
Ahmadinejad, known for past fiery denunciations of the United States and Israel, cited what he termed the "continued threat by the uncivilized
By JOHN LEICESTERAP Sports Columnist
PARIS (AP) - With its array of courses and short-sleeves climate, Spain made a natural home for professional golf. In 2011, the land of Seve Ballesteros hosted seven European Tour tournaments, more than any other country.
Next year, that could plummet to
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Normalcy is the name of the game for conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel, and it also seems to be a major theme behind their new reality series. "Abby & Brittany" follows the girls as they graduate college and prepare for the next chapter in their shared lives,
By JOHN MILLERAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The board that oversees Idaho high school sports won't bar a female golf champion from playing with the boys' team if not enough girls turn out to form a team of their own.
A proposed rule change that would have blocked Sierra Harr'
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Park Service named a Massachusetts contractor Wednesday to repair the Washington Monument's earthquake damage, though it may take two more months before work begins at the National Mall site.
Perini Management Services Inc. of
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - His spot on the ballot now guaranteed, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin began rebuilding support Wednesday among fellow Republicans who shunned him after a remark about "legitimate rape" while Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill honed