By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced more than $111 million in funding for more than 800 law enforcement positions across the country as part of a federal program aimed at hiring military veterans
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
Corn prices are skyrocketing as severe heat bakes crops in the Midwest.
December corn jumped 7.2 percent Monday to finish at $5.94 per bushel.
The searing heat comes during a critical pollination period for
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama, in a strikingly personal appeal, renewed his call for an overhaul of America's immigration laws before a supportive Latino audience Friday. He portrayed rival Mitt Romney as an obstacle to
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Thursday completed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that cuts farm subsidies and land conservation spending by about $2 billion a year but largely protects sugar growers and some 46 million food stamp
By TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Twenty-five Illinois couples were prepared for a long legal fight when they joined lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. Turns out they won't get one - at least not from the attorneys who would normally be
By SHANNON YOUNGAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Record-breaking heat scorched the Northeast for the second straight day Thursday, breaking records from Vermont to Delaware and sending people flocking to beaches, pools and air-conditioned museums to stay cool.
By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - As the first heat wave of summer broiled the Northeast on Wednesday, fans of Good Humor's classic Toasted Almond Bar found a shortage of sweet relief.
Parent company Unilever PLC said a sales spike
By CANDICE CHOIAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For college-bound students, the easy money seems to be everywhere.
The website for Discover's student loans says it can help: "Cover up to 100 percent of your college tuition, housing, books and more." An
By DON MELVIN and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that the euro is under "acute stress" and piled pressure on Germany by advocating a series of measures to pull Europe out of its crisis that its