By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his plan to stop deporting younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children will make the system "more fair, more efficient and more just."
By JEFF MARTINAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating disease is refusing to take pain medications during some procedures, partly because of her personal convictions, her father said.
Aimee Copeland despises the use of morphine
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks recorded their third big gain of the week and closed at a one-month high Friday because of expectations that the central banks of countries around the world will step in to limit the damage from a debt crisis in Europe
By ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Shanghai grad student Wu Heng hadn't planned to become a food activist but he couldn't stop himself after reading a news story about cooks slathering pork in chemicals to make it look and smell like costlier cuts of beef
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOVAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's foreign minister said Friday that Moscow isn't discussing Syria's future without President Bashar Assad as Washington has claimed, in the latest volley in a contentious back-and-forth on how to end the
By COLLEEN BARRYAP Business Writer
MILAN (AP) - World stock markets rebounded Friday on anticipation that central banks will act to keep any political instability in Greece following weekend elections from destabilizing the global economy.
Uncertainty ahead of
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County court system began handing out layoff notices Friday as plunging budgets set in motion major reductions.
Officials said the cutbacks in the court system will affect 431 employees
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi warned EU leaders that they should not wait for more emergency help from the central bank to solve the debt crisis rattling the region and instead make the political choices
By DANIEL WOOLLSAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's public debt load has doubled since 2008, the central bank said Friday, as the government sought to talk calm into markets worried that the eurozone's fourth-biggest economy might need a bailout.
By ROGER ALFORDAssociated Press
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - College student John Ramsey stands out in a new campaign finance world order filled with big names like Republican casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and Democratic Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg.
The senior at Stephen F. Austin University is