By By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The University of Iowa has become the nation's first public university to include optional questions about sexual orientation and gender identity on its application, a move hailed Wednesday by advocates hoping to improve the college
WASHINGTON (AP) - White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043. The new government projection is a year later than previous estimates, made before the impact of the recent economic downturn was known. The nation continues to grow and become
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A former New York state comptroller has been released from prison after serving 20 months for his leading role in an influence-peddling scandal at the state's massive pension fund.
State corrections officials say Alan Hevesi (HEH'-veh-see) left the prison in upstate New
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department says Pfizer Inc. will pay $55 million to resolve allegations that its subsidiary Wyeth LLC promoted the drug Protonix for uses that were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
In a written statement from its New York office, Pfizer, which acquired
By By The Associated Press
The following recall has been announced:
DETAILS: Baby Jogger City Versa strollers manufactured by Baby Jogger LLC of Richmond, Va.; sold at buybuy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and online at buybuybaby.com, albeebaby.com, diapers.
By By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Police revealed Wednesday that they found a getaway car used in an execution-style daylight slaying of a Los Angeles man on a busy Manhattan street - a possible break in a case that has defied easy answers.
No motive or suspects have been
By By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That's part of a historic shift that already is reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate, and is redefining long-
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republican leaders are pressing President Barack Obama to come up with plan they can accept for spending cuts and tax revenue to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff" of automatic tax hikes and budget reductions.
Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nuhr) tells reporters at a Capitol
By By MIKE CORDERAssociated Press
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A U.N. war crimes court convicted a former senior Bosnian Serb army commander Wednesday of genocide for playing a key role in Europe's worst massacre since World War II and sentenced him to life imprisonment, delivering another
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says a bipartisan deal to avert a "fiscal cliff" is more likely if Democrats and Republicans don't try to over-reach on spending cuts. The California Democrat tells "CBS This Morning" that Congress and the White House need