WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is expected on Wednesday to propose stricter regulations for money-market mutual funds, hoping to shore up an industry that posed risks to investors at the height of the 2008 financial
SEATTLE (AP) — The American soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two slumbering villages last year is expected to recount the horrific slaughter in a military courtroom Wednesday when he pleads guilty to
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For much of last year, Iowa’s most pressing agricultural problem was a drought that baked farm fields and parched crops, turning them brown and crumbly. Then the skies finally opened up, providing one
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For much of last year, Iowa’s most pressing agricultural problem was a drought that baked farm fields and parched… More »
NGATAKI, New Zealand (AP) — Bob Edwards was born before the first Model T rolled out of Henry Ford’s factory in Detroit. He learned to drive in a French car that had a lever instead of a steering
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s deputy foreign minister says Palestinians are unwilling to talk peace despite a push by the U.S and Israel to restart negotiations.
Zeev Elkin told Israel Radio on Wednesday that Israel is “ready and willing”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers outraged by sexual assaults in the military are moving swiftly to address the problem, tackling legislation that would strip commanders of their authority to overturn convictions in rape and assault cases.
The House Armed
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officers with a finger on the trigger of the Air Force’s most powerful nuclear missiles are complaining of a wide array of morale-sapping pressures, according to internal emails obtained by The Associated Press.
CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of volunteers are hitting the pavement around Egypt, on streets, in metro stations, even in hospitals, passing out black-and-white forms to whoever will take them. The goal: To collect millions of signatures on a
WASHINGTON (AP) — Protections for gay and lesbian students are included in the proposed rewrite of the nation’s massive education law.
Senate Democrats on Tuesday released a 1,150-page revision of the law governing the nation’s elementary and secondary