BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets wavered Friday as weak U.S. data kept sentiment in check despite continued hopes for new stimulus measures in major economies.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A man who lives next door to the California family of a man suspected of shooting dozens of people at a Colorado movie theater says he was a loner. Tom Mai is a retired electrical engineer who is neighbors with the family of 24-year-old James Holmes on a quiet, well-to-do San Diego street of two story homes with red tile roofs. Mai says he said hello to Holmes once in ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Risky lending caused private student loan debt to balloon in the past decade, leaving many Americans struggling to pay off loans that they can't afford, a government study says.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says she is saddened by the deadly shootings in a suburban Denver movie theater, and she has instructed her department to provide any necessary support for the investigation. Napolitano says federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are responding to the event. Officials have a man in custody and believe he killed 12 people when he fired into a crowded movie theater. Copyright 2012 The Associated ...
MANALAPAN, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama said Friday he was "shocked and saddened" by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater and urged the nation to "come together as one American family" in the aftermath of the tragedy. His campaign announced Obama was cutting short a two-day Florida swing and returning to the White House. Obama said in a statement that he and first lady Michelle Obama were shocked by the ...
Some of world's worst mass shootings: __ July 20, 2012: At least 12 people are killed when a gunman enters an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, releases a canister of gas and then opens fire during opening night of the Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises." - July 22, 2011: At least 80 people are killed at a summer camp on the Norwegian island of Utoya. A man arrested also is suspected in a blast ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Fred Willard, perhaps best-known as a dog-show announcer in the movie "Best in Show," was arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act at a Hollywood adult theater and later fired from his work on a PBS series.
Google and Microsoft were among the tech companies reporting earnings Thursday, following reports from IBM and eBay on Wednesday and Yahoo on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yahoo is giving its new chief executive Marissa Mayer a compensation package worth more than $59 million over the next several years.
NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks Corp. already conquered the coffee market. Now it wants to mix it up with fresh juices.
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - The Department of Defense said Thursday it will allow service members to march in uniform in a gay pride parade for the first time in U.S. history.
LONDON (AP) - There's nearly a week to go before the Olympics kick off in London and British officials are stuck playing defense.
ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. appears headed for its worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades, with the number of cases rising at an epidemic rate that experts say may reflect a problem with the effectiveness of the vaccine.
That sound drowning out the applause for this year's Emmy nominees announced Thursday morning is the grinding of teeth over worthy shows and stars Emmy ignored.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Campaigning in coveted Florida, President Barack Obama warned Thursday that Republican challenger Mitt Romney would be "squeezing more money out of seniors" by turning Medicare into a voucher program. Romney, firing away near his Boston home base, accused Obama of putting his needs above those of the nation.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain began to glaze most of the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday, with officials urging people to stay off the roads, as North Texas and other states shook off the early remnants of the powerful storm.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California health exchange says it's been giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their permission or knowledge in an effort to hit deadlines for coverage.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A magnitude-4.5 earthquake in central Oklahoma shook residents Saturday, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state, and was followed by two smaller temblors later in the day.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles International Airport is dealing with brown, contaminated water at its international terminal, which is undergoing renovations.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Merrill Newman was tired and looking forward to reuniting with his family, but he was all smiles Saturday after arriving at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - Newlyweds just three weeks removed from their wedding day lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - A couple married for just three weeks lured a man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as the cold snap that covered much of the nation knocked out power and made roads treacherous Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.