DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley says farmers would be better served by a farm bill that separates agriculture programs from… More »
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s president said Wednesday he is keeping faith with the bailed-out country’s troubled coalition government and rejecting opposition parties’ demands for an early election, though he appealed to all the main parties to put
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A woman who accuses a fellow airline passenger of molesting her on a flight from Phoenix to Newark, N.J., says the ordeal left her feeling “contaminated.”
The woman testified in federal court in Newark
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Ben Bernanke says the 2008 financial crisis showed the Federal Reserve that it must strengthen its approach to both regulation and interest-rate policies.
Bernanke say the economy has yet to fully recover from the
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Pfc. Bradley Manning’s defense rested its case Wednesday after presenting evidence from 10 witnesses, hoping to prove the loads of material the soldier gave to WikiLeaks did not threaten national security or U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading Democratic lawmakers are calling on the Obama administration to stop force-feeding Guantanamo prisoners on hunger strike.
Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Dick Durbin of Illinois wrote in letter Wednesday that daily mass
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, hedge funds will be allowed to advertise to the general public under a rule adopted Wednesday by federal regulators.
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 4-1 to lift a decades-old ban
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston’s police commissioner complained to a Senate panel Wednesday that the Justice Department failed to share information on terrorism threats with local officials before the Boston Marathon bombing. A House committee chairman criticized the FBI
“Environmental Debt” (Palgrave Macmillan), by Amy Larkin
Money doesn’t grow on trees, especially not when you’ve cut down all the trees to reap short-term profits, argues a former Greenpeace USA official pitching conservation to corporate executives.
NEW YORK (AP) — Racially insensitive language hurt some cast members’ reputations in the CBS game “Big Brother,” but it may not have been bad for television ratings.
Contestants on this season’s “Big Brother” have been caught on