By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When The Times-Picayune decided to print three days a week, a nearby publication saw a chance to expand in the newspaper's backyard and fill a void that for some in the New Orleans area is as much a part of the morning routine as beignets
By DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf Writer
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) - Keegan Bradley went from a rookie to a rock star in the Ryder Cup, and Phil Mickelson saw it coming.
Moments after Bradley poured in an 18-foot birdie putt on the second hole Friday morning, Mickelson stood off to the side of the tee box to
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Rebels on Friday pressed their broadest assault yet to drive President Bashar Assad's forces out of Syria's largest city, activists said, with fierce fighting erupting in an Aleppo neighborhood that is home to Kurds, an ethnic minority that
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - If Rep. Connie Mack scores an upset over Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in Florida's Senate race, he'll probably owe Mitt Romney a thank you. Should former Gov. Tim Kaine hold off former Sen. George Allen in the Senate contest in
By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The operator of the Utah mine that collapsed in 2007, killing nine people, has reached a $949,351 settlement with the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration over safety violations.
Genwal Resources Inc., an affiliate of Ohio-based Murray
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN and LINDSEY ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (AP) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says her country cannot be called a genuine democracy until it has an independent judiciary, even though it is undergoing a stream of breathtaking political and
By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service, on the brink of default on a second multibillion-dollar payment it can't afford to pay, is sounding a new cautionary note that having squeezed out all the cost savings within its power, the mail agency's viability now
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Dozens of volunteers armed with clipboards and voter registration forms gather at President Barack Obama's field office here every day. Their mission: Fan out across the city seeking new voters in this rapidly growing state.
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Two men were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday for their roles in a Mexican drug gang that dissolved victims' bodies in acid.
Jose Olivera, 38, got five consecutive life terms and David Valencia, 42, got
By KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For a day, the presidential contest was almost all about money - money to wage the presidential contest, that is. Mitt Romney promised to help Americans earn more, but he and President Barack Obama focused mostly on private