By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Union workers at Raley's supermarket chain, which operates more than 100 stores in California and Nevada, went on strike Sunday after last-ditch efforts to reach a new contract failed.
The strike, which marked the first against Raley
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels firing mortars and rocket-propelled grenades captured an oilfield in the country's east on Sunday after three days of fierce fighting with government troops protecting the facility, activists said.
The head of the Britain-based
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Thousands of nationalists marched through Moscow on Sunday chanting slogans such as "Russia for the Russians" to protest President Vladimir Putin's government, which they accuse of lavishing privileges on migrants and minorities while ignoring
By DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Two days from judgment by the voters, President Barack Obama raced through four far-flung battleground states on Sunday while Mitt Romney ventured into traditionally Democratic Pennsylvania, seeking a breakthrough in a close
By JENNIFER PELTZ and MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Shivering victims of Superstorm Sandy went to church Sunday to pray for deliverance as cold weather settling in across the New York metropolitan region - and another powerful storm forecast for the middle of the week - added to
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Tragedy has too often visited one Queens community, but residents drew a line in the sand with Superstorm Sandy, rallying with a surfboard and kayaks at the storm's peak to rescue themselves as a fire engulfed 14 homes and flaming embers
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - It is one of the icons of America, the backdrop to a thousand stories - the place where Tony Soprano's nightmares unfolded, where Nucky Thompson built his "Boardwalk Empire," where Snooki and The Situation brought reality TV to the
By ERIC TALMADGEAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - For decades, the U.S. Air Force has grown accustomed to such superlatives as unrivaled and unbeatable. These days, some of its key combat aircraft are being described with terms like geriatric, or decrepit.
The aging of the U.S. Air Force, a long-
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A shooting erupted at a crowded fair in Savannah and at least six people were taken to a hospital. Police said they detained several people for questioning.
None of the wounded appeared to have life-threatening injuries, said Julian Miller,
By GREG SCHREIERAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - A low-flying police helicopter searching for a runaway boy hit a power line pole before it plummeted to the ground and exploded, killing both officers on board but leaving those on the ground unharmed.
Federal authorities were investigating what