By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Mitt Romney is nipping at President Barack Obama's heels in Rust Belt states that Obama won in 2008 but which polls show are becoming more competitive in a slowing economy.
The big event Thursday was a set of dueling and
By The Associated Press
Developments in a phone-hacking scandal involving British newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.:
November 2005: News of the World royal reporter Clive Goodman writes story saying Prince William has a knee injury. Buckingham
By LAURA MILLS and NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - "I'm Ksenia Sobchak, and I've got something to lose. But I'm here." That's what the 30-year-old blond socialite and TV personality said when she began her unlikely foray into political activism
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Not that they're a step away from the poor house, but some of Mitt Romney's potential vice presidential running mates are grappling with the same financial issues as many other Americans.
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A relieved John Edwards said after his mistrial on campaign corruption charges that he believed good things were still in store for him, though image makers and his friends agree that does not include politics
By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Falling boulders are the single biggest force shaping Yosemite Valley, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the national park system. Now swaths of some popular haunts are closing for good after
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - North Korea's new young leader must transform his impoverished country for the better or face a backlash from its oppressed people, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Thursday.
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Argentina's president took her country's claim to the Falkland Islands to the United Nations on Thursday, challenging Britain in a highly emotional speech to "act more intelligently" and sit down to talk about the
By JANIE McCAULEYAP Baseball Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For all those Giants masterpieces, from Christy Mathewson to Juan Marichal to Gaylord Perry, this one by Matt Cain topped them all.
Cain pitched the franchise's first perfect game and the 22nd in
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California union officials and representatives of a group of Sutter Health hospitals remain at odds over a number of issues after nurses went on a one-day strike Wednesday.
A spokesman for the California Nurses Association says a majority of