By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - Sometimes all President Barack Obama has to do is look out the window to get a firsthand look at the country's economic woes.
This week in this town, the presidential motorcade speeds past opulent homes lining manmade Lake Las Vegas as he
By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - After countless speeches, meetings and behind-the-scenes discussions, the war in Syria remained the unsolved problem that loomed over this year's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations.
As the week-long meeting of the U.N.
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI's onetime butler declared Tuesday he was innocent of a charge of aggravated theft of the pope's private correspondence, but acknowledged he photocopied the papers and said he feels guilty that he betrayed the trust
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by an organization that includes atheists and agnostics over a Pennsylvania House resolution declaring 2012 the "Year of the Bible" but criticized the language endorsed by lawmakers as "proselytizing and exclusionary."
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans are expected to spend more during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, but they're not exactly ready to shop 'til they drop like they have been in the past two years.
The National Retail
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Police investigating two gangs called the Very Cripsy Gangsters and the Rockstarz didn't need to spend all their time pounding the pavement for leads. Instead, they fired up their computers and followed the trash talk on Facebook.
"Rockstarz up 3-
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
HANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Repair crews worked into Tuesday removing two derailed cars and a locomotive and to repair damaged railroad tracks after an Amtrak train carrying about 169 passengers derailed in a collision with a big rig truck in
SPOKANE, Wash - If you happened to come across Spokane's newest social club's monthly meeting at Northern Lights Brewery, you likely could figure out pretty quickly what they all have in common.
"The bearded lifestyle is the most epic lifestyle," said Eric Bandholz, Spokane
By STEPHEN HAWKINSAP Sports Writer
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Lance Briggs plucked the ball out of the air and started rumbling down the field. As the Chicago linebacker approached the end zone, he fully extended his left arm over his head with the ball in his hand.
Briggs and the rest of those 30
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. SYRIA OFFICIAL SAYS U.S. PROMOTES TERRORISM
The foreign minister tells the U.N. that the media is also to blame for escalating war in his country.