By MARTIGA LOHNAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - As a big chunk of the U.S. deals with hot weather, people are heading into pools and lakes to cool off. That has public health officials worried about a heightened risk of drowning.
Much of the central and
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A third straight month of weak hiring shows the U.S. economy is still struggling three years after the recession officially ended.
U.S. employers added just 80,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment
By CHRIS LEHOURITESAP Sports Writer
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - For Roger Federer, it's Wimbledon final No. 8.
For Andy Murray, it's No. 1 - and the first for a British man since 1938.
Federer, a 16-time Grand Slam champion, beat
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, are headed home after a weeklong trip to Africa with stops in Zambia and Botswana.
They left for Dallas on Friday, Bush's 66th birthday. They were in Africa promoting Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, a
By BRETT ZONGKER and RON TODTAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Americans dipped into the water, went to the movies and rode the subway just to be in air conditioning Saturday for relief from unrelenting heat that has killed 30 people across half the country
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Stock markets slid while the euro fell to a two year low on Friday as investors fretted about the global economy following worse than expected U.S. jobs figures.
The 80,000 increase in payrolls in June was slightly
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The temperatures in Casimir Brandon's basement bedroom grew so stifling that the exhausted Madison man began riding city buses in the morning, from one end of the line to the other, so he could grab a few hours of air-
By The Associated Press
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Here are some of the key steps the European Central Bank has taken over the past two and half years to try to ease Europe's financial crisis and provide a spark to the weak economy.
CHEAP LOANS TO BANKS: The
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European Central Bank cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low Thursday to spark economic growth but gave little sign it would take further action soon to ease Europe's financial crisis
By ERIC TUCKER and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
POTOMAC, Md. (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of people from Illinois to New Jersey are still without power after a line of deadly storms struck last Friday. A week of more unpredictable weather and sweltering temperatures has followed