By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration said that the U.S. air traffic system will resume normal operations by Sunday evening after lawmakers rushed a bill through Congress allowing the agency to withdraw furloughs of air traffic controllers and
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the congressional fix for widespread flight delays is an irresponsible way to govern, but he's prepared to sign the legislation that lawmakers fast-tracked.
He says the bipartisan bill to end furloughs of air traffic
By PATRICK CONDONAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A national group of prominent GOP donors that supports gay marriage is pouring new money into lobbying efforts to get Republican lawmakers to vote to make it legal.
American Unity PAC was formed last year to lend financial support to
By FELICIA FONSECAAssociated Press
SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden said Friday that Arizona Sen. John McCain probably would have beat his boss in the 2008 presidential election had the economy not collapsed.
Biden's comment about McCain and President Barack Obama came during the
By ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian opposition groups called Friday for international action after the Obama administration said U.S. intelligence indicates President Bashar Assad's regime has used chemical weapons. The government likened the accusation to false
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House are proposing to step up sanctions against North Korea by punishing companies, banks and governments that do prohibited business with it.
The bill crafted by leaders of the House Foreign Affairs
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service has recouped more than $5.5 billion under a series of programs that offered reduced penalties and no jail time to people who voluntarily disclosed assets they were hiding overseas, government investigators said
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Air Force Secretary Michael Donley will step down after a five-year tenure during which he improved the service's handling of nuclear materials, but had to deal with scandals surrounding aircraft contracts, sexual assaults by service members
By JIM FITZGERALDAssociated Press
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) - A "Don't Tread on Me" flag hoisted by veterans outside a city-owned armory has been ordered down because of complaints that the defiant symbol of the American Revolution is now associated with the tea party and makes an unwelcome
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. will investigate Syria's potential chemical weapons use on its own and with the United Nations. He says the world can't stand by and permit the use of chemical weapons.
Obama's remarks were his first since the U.S. disclosed