By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama vowed Friday to join Planned Parenthood in fighting against what he said are efforts by states to turn women's health back to the 1950s, before the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide, and singled out the GOP
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - With disgruntled passengers complaining about airline flight delays, Republican lawmakers and the airline industry pounced on the Obama administration. The glitch was invented by the White House for political reasons, they charged, and officials waited
SARAJEVO, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (AP) - Bosnian police have searched the office of the presidency and other government buildings as part of an investigation into corruption among top public officials.
The Bosnian prosecutor's office announced Friday the searches were part of an investigation in one
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Internet shoppers are moving closer to paying sales taxes for their online purchases. But the fight is far from over.
The Senate voted 63-30 Thursday to advance a bill that would impose state and local sales taxes on purchases made over the
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Furloughed air traffic controllers will soon be heading back to work, ending a week of coast-to-coast flight delays that left thousands of travelers frustrated and furious.
Unable to ignore the travelers' anger, Congress overwhelmingly approved
By JULIE PACE and DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Proceeding cautiously, President Barack Obama insisted on Friday that any use of chemical weapons by Syria would change his "calculus" about U.S. military involvement in the 2-year-old civil war - but said too little was known about
By JOSEPH PISANIAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - General Electric's finance arm is cutting ties with gun dealers, halting financing offers at about 75 gun shops across the U.S. in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., massacre that took the lives of 20 schoolchildren and six teachers and
WASHINGTON (AP) - An alleged accomplice in a major spy case involving Cuba helped recruit a friend and colleague to spy for the Cuban Intelligence Service against the U.S., the Justice Department said Thursday.
Marta Rita Velazquez, once a legal officer at the State Department's Agency for
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - With flight delays mounting, the Senate approved hurry-up legislation Thursday night to end air traffic controller furloughs blamed for inconveniencing large numbers of travelers.
A House vote on the measure was expected as early as Friday,
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. commanders have laid out a range of possible options for military involvement in Syria, but they have made it clear that any action would likely be either with NATO backing or with a coalition of nations similar to the NATO-led overthrow of