By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama's administration of standing in apology for American values when it should have been voicing outrage, as he looked for political advantage in the
By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's poverty rate remained stuck at a record level last year, while household income dropped and the number of people who don't have health insurance declined.
A Census Bureau report released Wednesday provided a mixed picture of the
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A manager at the Iowa egg farms linked to the nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010 pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in a conspiracy to bribe a federal inspector to allow the sale of unapproved eggs.
Former DeCoster Farms manager
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - When the Pentagon called out the Marines on Wednesday and dispatched them to Libya, it wasn't the first wave of an invading force.
Instead, the 50 Marines are part of an elite rapid-response team and they were sent to assess and
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A high-tech overhaul to the nation's air traffic control system is mostly on track to completion, but has yet to produce the benefits that airlines and passengers were told to expect, federal investigators said.
Progress in moving from
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) - More than 50 Lukoil gas stations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania jacked up prices to more than $8 a gallon Wednesday to protest what they say are unfair pricing practices by Lukoil North America that leave them at a competitive
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its forecast for the nation's drought-damaged corn crop, from 123 bushels per acre last month to 122.8 bushels per acre in this month's report.
That yield would be the lowest since 1995.
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A new account detailing Mitt Romney's interactions with same-sex couples was published Tuesday, alleging that the former governor had an uncomfortable meeting with several of the plaintiffs in Goodridge v. Dept of Public Health, the landmark case that legalized same-sex
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's says it will start posting calorie counts on menus in restaurants across the country next week, ahead of a new regulation that will require the information. The world's largest hamburger chain plans to announce the move Wednesday morning. It'
SEATTLE (AP) - The young man whose budding love affair with American exchange student Amanda Knox helped land him in an Italian prison for four years maintains the couple's innocence in a new book, but acknowledges their sometimes bizarre behavior after her roommate's killing gave police