WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is prodding Congress to "skip the unnecessary drama" and pass his proposal to extend Bush-era tax cuts to families earning less than $250,000 a year but not for those who earn more.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama denounces what he calls "
By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
BEND, Ore. (AP) - A gas station owner and an Iraqi adventurer trying to fly from Oregon to Montana in tandem lawn chairs suspended from party balloons made a hard landing Saturday after aborting their flight due to thunderstorms - but their craft kept flying.
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - U.N. observers investigating a reported mass killing in a Syrian village on Saturday found pools of blood in homes and spent bullets, mortars and artillery shells, adding details to the emerging picture of what anti-regime activists have called one of
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Hurricane Fabio will likely strengthen before weakening as it moves through the Pacific but that it won't threaten land.
The National Weather Service in Miami says Fabio has maximum sustained winds of 90 mph (145 kph) and is about 530 miles (853 kilometers)
By CHRIS DUNCANAP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Rockets had Jeremy Lin in training camp last December. Now they want him back.
Lin has signed an offer sheet with Houston, according to a person with direct knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday night
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - The presidential motorcade, the cordon of Secret Service agents, the sight of a president campaigning on a small-town street. Heady stuff - and new for Virginia during a presidential race.
For decades, the commonwealth was one of the 40-
By FRANK BAJAK and FRANKLIN BRICENOAssociated Press
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Sixteen-year-old Cesar Medina was returning home from an Internet cafe, his mother says, and got caught up in a crowd of demonstrators when police and soldiers opened fire. A bullet tore into his head, killing him instantly.
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - After years of following the paper trail of $51 billion in U.S. taxpayer dollars provided to rebuild a broken Iraq, the U.S. government can say with certainty that too much was wasted. But it can't say how much.
In what it called
By MARK SCOLFORO and MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Legal experts say emails and other evidence from the Penn State sex abuse case suggest that Joe Paterno and other university officials put boys in danger with their failure to report sexual abuse
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