By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Decisions about how aggressively to purge ineligible noncitizens from voting rolls have varied widely from one state or county to the next, with partisan election administrators often reflecting the views of their political parties.
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A lawyer for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger asked a judge Thursday to delay his trial by eight months, while a prosecutor argued that Bulger has already received "a 16-year continuance" by fleeing Boston and staying on the run all those years
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's manufacturing improved in October, adding to signs the world's second-largest economy might be recovering from its deepest slump since the 2008 global crisis, two business surveys showed Thursday.
The state-sanctioned China
By TERESA WASSONAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal investigation into how guards at a Tennessee nuclear weapons plant got copies of questions in advance of a written security skills test has called on the Department of Energy to improve its oversight of private contractors.
By CONNIE CASS and JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just about everybody agrees Washington is a gridlocked mess. But who's the man to fix it? After two years of brawling and brinkmanship between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans, more voters trust Mitt
By ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion said Wednesday that its much-delayed new smartphones are now being tested by 50 wireless carriers around the world.
The Canadian company called it a key step as it prepares to launch the new BlackBerry 10 software
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Eastman Kodak's losses widened to $312 million in the third quarter as the photo and printing company struggles to emerge from bankruptcy protection.
The loss reported late Tuesday compares to a loss of $222 million at the same time last year.
Revenue for the three-month
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - This suburb in a battleground state is pockmarked with half-built subdivisions, foreclosed homes and voters like Leslie Levin.
Levin, who retired from his job as a real estate attorney at age 49, is not the sort to pine for big
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Locked in a razor-thin battle for re-election, President Barack Obama is adapting a classic Republican tune: American exceptionalism.
"Now is the time to show the kind of generosity that makes America the greatest nation on Earth," Obama said during a visit to the
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Obama is paying a visit to Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters ahead of his trip to New Jersey to see the damage done by superstorm Sandy.
Obama took a motorcade to FEMA's offices to meet with agency chiefs before a