By BOB LEWISAssociated Press
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - Virgil Goode knows his obscure presidential run on the Constitution Party ticket vexes his former Republican comrades, a thought that produces a sly smile he can't suppress. He doesn't really try.
To Virginia Republicans, however, the
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
In turning to foreign policy, Mitt Romney is playing to a traditionally Republican strength while trying to build on momentum from his winning performance in last week's presidential debate.
He's also resurrecting an old GOP theme: that President Barack Obama
By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with her 17-year-old former student while she was a teacher at a northern Kentucky high school, a move that will allow her to avoid jail time.
In a tearful
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - As the White House race shows signs of tightening nationally, President Barack Obama's campaign is banking on a massive get-out-the-vote operation and state-by-state shades of economic improvement to maintain its apparent polling edge in
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Republican Senate candidate John Raese filled in wetlands and damaged more than 2 miles of streams when he rerouted them to create waterfalls on a private, 18-hole West Virginia golf course that federal regulators say he built without the
By COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit's police chief stepped down Monday after a week of embarrassing revelations about a sexual relationship with a subordinate, forcing the city to search for a fifth leader in four years for a department dealing with one of
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As criticism of sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips.
The move comes ahead of a regulation that would require restaurant chains and
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman who admitted to beating her 2-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall is to be sentenced. Elizabeth Escalona pleaded guilty July 12 to injury to a child. The young mother is scheduled to be sentenced Monday and faces up to life in prison.
By FRANK BAJAK and IAN JAMESAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - During his re-election campaign, President Hugo Chavez promised to deepen the "21st century socialism" that has meant an ever-greater state role in the economy. That message won him a surprising 11-percentage point win in