By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
O'BRIEN, Ore. (AP) - There's no room in the county jail for burglars and thieves. And the sheriff's department in a vast, rural corner of southwest Oregon has been reduced by budget cuts to three deputies on patrol eight hours a day, five days a week
By CIARAN GILES and JORGE SAINZAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - The Spanish government said Wednesday it will decide within the next few weeks whether to ask for outside financial help, noting it might opt for a precautionary line of credit instead of bailout cash.
Spain is under pressure to tap
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - An unarmed Canadian border guard shot in her booth at a busy U.S.-Canada crossing north of Seattle was on her way to a full recovery Wednesday as investigators worked to determine why a 32-year-old tattoo artist from Washington state fired at her
By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
SUMNER, Texas (AP) - Oil has long lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across the Texas landscape, a symbiosis nurtured by generations and built on an unspoken honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted.
Proud Texans have
SUMNER, Texas (AP) - In a story on Oct. 17 about TransCanada Corp.'s effort to build a pipeline in Texas, The Associated Press erroneously reported that landowners are filing dozens of lawsuits against the company. No lawsuits have been filed. Attorneys for landowners say they are in the
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) - More than 2,000 family members, friends, neighbors and others remembered a 10-year-old girl who was abducted on her way to school in a Denver suburb and killed.
As the public memorial for Jessica Ridgeway was held Tuesday night, the
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney teed up the last three weeks of the presidential election as a question of which man voters can trust to improve the economy.
If the undecided voters who questioned the two men in Tuesday
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Maybe it's a cliché to say the gloves came off in Tuesday's presidential debate. But then again, maybe not, since the candidates sometimes looked like they were actually about to start boxing.
It was a tense and testy exchange at
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
Strong corporate earnings reports and hopes that Spain may be close to requesting a bailout to alleviate its debt crisis helped oil prices move higher above $92 a barrel on Wednesday.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for November delivery was up 24
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
Move over Big Bird, these binders are full of women.
The offhand phrase from former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Tuesday night was one of many topics that pinballed across social networks, as users instantly weighed in on moments from his debate with President