By The Associated Press
"Oh, Allah, where's my soul? Where's my son? I want the factory owner to be hanged. For him, many have died, many have gone." - Bangladeshi Sabina Yasmine as she searched for her son who worked in a Bangladesh garment factory where at least 112 workers were
By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The U.S. defended its track record on fighting climate change on Monday at U.N. talks, saying it's making "enormous" efforts to slow global warming and help the poor nations most affected by it.
Other countries have accused Washington of
NEW YORK (AP) - A former hedge fund portfolio manager charged in one of the biggest insider trading cases in history was due in a New York federal court after an investigation that touched on the activities of one of the nation's wealthiest financiers.
Mathew Martoma's court date Monday was
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The hum of massive mobile generators, boilers and pumps emerges blocks from Manhattan's Financial District and turns into a steady din south of Wall Street - the now-familiar sound of an area laboring to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be a parent
By FARID HOSSAIN and JULHAS ALAMAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladesh held a day of mourning Tuesday for the 112 people killed in a weekend fire at a garment factory, and labor groups planned more protests to demand better worker safety in an industry notorious for operating in
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota homeowner who shot two unarmed teenagers in the midst of an apparent Thanksgiving Day break-in told authorities he feared they had a weapon, but acknowledged firing "more shots than I needed to" and appeared to take pride in
BEIJING (AP) - Pop icon Elton John publicly dedicated his only concert in Beijing to Chinese artist and political critic Ai Weiwei, sending a murmur of shock through an audience accustomed to tight censorship of entertainment.
Minutes into a more than two-hour show Sunday night, John told the
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Add seven swans, six geese and five golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost more than they did a year ago.
And if you get all 364 items repeated throughout "The Twelve Days of Christmas" carol, you'll pay 6.1 percent more this
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Elias Harris scored 24 points, Kevin Pangos added 23 and No. 17 Gonzaga beat Davidson 81-67 Sunday night in the Old Spice Classic championship game.
Kelly Olynyk added 14 points for Gonzaga (6-0), which also won the 2008 Old Spice Classic. The Bulldogs are undefeated