DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A growing season that began unusually wet and cold in the Midwest is finishing hot and dry, renewing worries… More »
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Italian director Emma Dante says her debut film “A Street in Palermo,” a modern-day Sicilian twist on a Western duel, is a story of gridlock which “shows where we are today.”
In the film,
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a loophole that lets felons and others circumvent background checks by registering guns to
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister questioned the impartiality of the visiting United Nations human rights chief on Thursday, accusing her of supporting ethnic Tamil separatists because of her own Tamil background and having
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bus carrying some members of Martin Luther King Jr.’s family was involved in a minor traffic incident while leaving the March on Washington commemoration, but no one was hurt.
King Center spokesman Steve Klein
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina has been called back to court in New York to explain why it shouldn’t be found in violation of an order that has delayed the consequences of its losing legal fight over
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved higher Thursday as investors weighed a pair of positive economic reports against worries about Syria.
The Dow Jones industrial average added 28 points, or 0.2 percent, to 14,851 in the first half-hour
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits remained near the lowest level in more than five years last week, a sign that companies are cutting few jobs.
First-time applications for benefits fell 6,000 to a
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks earned more from April through June than during any quarter on record, aided by a steep drop in losses from bad loans.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. says the banking industry earned $42.2
WASHINGTON (AP) — Driving in America has stalled, leading researchers to ask: Is the national love affair with the automobile over?
After rising for decades, total vehicle use in the U.S. — the collective miles people drive —