WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is warning congressional Republicans not to undo financial rules he signed two years ago and he's taking specific note of the work of a consumer agency created by the new law.
In his Internet and radio address Saturday, Obama drew attention to the
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) - A suspect was in custody after being arrested Friday in the killing of three people and wounding of two others in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said.
Jade Douglas Harris, 30, had been detained and questioned Thursday after a stolen black
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - A Syrian warplane flattened a three-story building, suspected rebels detonated a deadly car bomb and both sides traded gunfire in several hotspots across the country Saturday, activists said, leaving a U.N.-backed holiday truce in tatters on its
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and SONYA ROSSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority of Americans now express prejudice toward blacks whether they
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Changes could be in store for U.S.-Asian relations, but that has little to do with the presidential race.
Lost in the backbiting between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney over Beijing is their general agreement on how to
By NANCY BENAC and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Juggling politics and storm preparations, Mitt Romney dangled a plea for bipartisanship before early voters in Florida on Saturday as Barack Obama worked to nail down tiny New Hampshire's four electoral votes.
By The Associated Press
"I'll do some online research. I don't have time to watch presidential debates because it's a lot of garbage anyway. They're not asking the questions that the people want to hear." - Kelly Cox, a truck repair shop co-owner, who is not sure who he'll
By EMERY P. DALESIO and WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) - With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, residents of the nation's most densely populated corridor contemplated whether to heed dire warnings of torrential rain, high winds and up to
By RAF CASERTAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The story goes that when Prince Baudouin took the oath to succeed his father after years of tumult over the monarchy, Communist leader Julien Lahaut shouted from the crowd: "Long Live the Republic!"
A week later, two men turned up at Lahaut's
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. (AP) - A family friend hoped to hold a baby girl hostage to get $50,000 from her software-engineer parents but instead killed her and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping, according to police in a Philadelphia suburb.