By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - Campaigning by bus through swing state Ohio, President Barack Obama cast his re-election bid as a bet on the American worker Thursday, even as he braced for a Friday unemployment report that will help set battle
By The Associated Press
LIVING WILLS: Several of the largest U.S. banks have submitted plans aimed at showing federal regulators how the government could break up and sell off their assets in the event they face financial collapse.
NINE BIGGEST: Bank of America
ORILLIA, Ontario (AP) - Canadian police have opened a criminal investigation into the collapse of a roof at an Ontario shopping mall that killed two and injured almost two dozen others.
The roof of the Algo Centre Mall in the northern Ontario city of Elliott Lake
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - A fleet of 20 electrical utility trucks, with cranes capable of hoisting a line worker 55 feet above the ground, commandeered the parking lot behind a Hampton Inn in the northern Virginia exurbs of Washington early Tuesday
By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of new cars and trucks surged in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off by slower hiring and other scary headlines.
Automakers sold nearly 1.3 million
By MANSUR MIROVALEVAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - In a visit that left Japan seething, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev traveled Tuesday to a disputed Pacific island and pledged to boost financing for four impoverished islands whose ownership has been disputed by Tokyo
MADRID (AP) - Spain's ailing banks could get their rescue money within weeks as talks over the terms of their bailout from a European fund are moving swiftly, the economy minister said Tuesday.
Spain will have access to up to €100 billion ($126 billion) in
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil jumped to near $86 a barrel on Tuesday as markets weighed the effects of sanctions against Iran and the possibility that Tehran could block a key Middle East shipping route.
By early afternoon in Europe,
By AYA BATRAWY and BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Syrian opposition groups struggled to form a united leadership Tuesday at a meeting in Cairo that exposed the vast disagreements that have prevented them from effectively leading the uprising against President Bashar
By AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The head of the Arab League urged Syria's exiled opposition to unite Monday, saying they must not squander the opportunity to overcome their differences as Western efforts to force President Bashar Assad from power all but collapse