By AMY TAXIN and DAVID R. MARTINAssociated Press
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - In this sweltering Southern California city, officials tried to keep the budget in check by selling assets, cutting spending and asking public employees to take a hit as tax revenues dwindled.
But San Bernardino
By SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's top diplomat on Thursday said he had "solid information" that al-Qaida militants were crossing from Iraq to Syria to carry out attacks, warning of a violent spillover that could shake the Middle East
By CHRIS KAHN and ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the aftermath of violent storms that knocked out power to millions from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic , sweltering residents and elected officials are demanding to know why it's taking so long to restring
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
After returning from the battlefields of Iraq, Christian Ellis found the only way to soothe the war wounds in his soul was by losing himself singing opera's powerful, haunting songs.
Now the 29-year-old former Marine machine
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A major labor union and an outside group committed to electing Democrats to the House have reserved nearly $20 million in television ad time for the fall in districts from Illinois to Florida as the party tries to reclaim the
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - They shrug at President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. They're in no hurry to decide which one to support in the White House race. And they'll have a big say in determining who
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A newly sworn-in congressman who was injured in a mass shooting last year along with then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords held his first "Congress on Your Corner" event with southern Arizona constituents on Saturday.
Giffords held 21 of the informal
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ron Barber, who almost died in the Arizona shooting that wounded former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was sworn in Tuesday as a member of the House.
Barber is a Democrat who won a special election to succeed Giffords, his former boss
By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - When President Barack Obama came to New York City this week, his first stop was at that tall building under construction at the corner of West and Vesey streets.
You know, One World Trade Center. Or perhaps you
By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The tea party Republican who sought former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' seat in Congress has dropped out of the fall race, two days after losing a special election to serve out her term.