NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City Marathon has been canceled. His statement Friday came after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race. With people in storm-ravaged areas still shivering without electricity
WASHINGTON (AP) - The IRS is extending filing and payment deadlines for taxpayers living in areas of Connecticut, New York and New Jersey affected by Superstorm Sandy.
The tax agency says affected individuals and businesses will have until Feb. 1 next year to file returns and pay any taxes due. The
By BILL BARROWAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Encircled by fellow volunteers for Barack Obama, Katie Sprung scanned a clipboard full of addresses. "We don't all three go to the same house, right?" asked Sprung, one of the president's neighborhood team leaders. No, she was told -
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A former California principal accused of failing to report the suspected sexual abuse of a young student at her school tearfully told jurors that she believed a teacher when he told her the reason he had blindfolded the girl and put something in her mouth was to teach her
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The aging founder of the Crystal Cathedral is in court seeking more than $5 million from the ministry he built from scratch in a dispute that has delayed millions in payments to creditors left short-handed when the church filed for bankruptcy two years ago.
The Rev. Robert H.
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Whoever wins Tuesday's election for mayor of the nation's eighth-largest city will represent a break from the past.
A win by Councilman Carl DeMaio would make San Diego the largest U.S. city by far to choose an openly gay Republican
KHQ.COM - Darrin Smith, a linebacker on two Super Bowl championship teams with the Dallas Cowboys, and two national collegiate championship teams at the University of Miami, was the featured speaker at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest's annual
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Tunisian government will allow the United States access to a suspect in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, two senators said Friday.
Republicans Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Saxby Chambliss of Georgia said they
By GEOFF MULVIHILL and MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - All but two casinos in Atlantic City planned to be back in business Friday, hours after getting the permission to reopen from Gov. Chris Christie and five days after the approaching Superstorm Sandy forced them to
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For President Barack Obama, winning re-election rests on a workman-like, get-out-the-vote strategy aimed at protecting key territory in the Midwest, ramping up minority turnout and building early voting leads that could protect against a late