BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The man who integrated the University of Mississippi says he's troubled and confused by the protest there against President Barack Obama's re-election.
But James Meredith tells WLOX-TV (http://bit.ly/RtAoXJ ) students shouldn't get sidetracked by what he
By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The social media savvy that helped Occupy Wall Street protesters create a grass-roots global movement last year is proving to be a strength in the wake of Superstorm Sandy as members and organizers of the group fan out across New York to deliver
SPOKANE, Wash. - As part of citywide efforts to improve customer service, the City of Spokane is announcing a few changes to its parking system, including the gift of free parking during evening hours for the holiday season.
First, the gift: Starting the day after Thanksgiving
By PAUL HARLOFF and SANDY SHOREAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Many drivers in New York and New Jersey are still struggling to find gasoline nearly two weeks after Superstorm Sandy battered the region's energy infrastructure. To help alleviate long lines at service stations, a gas
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A group of lawmakers say data-mining companies that collect and sell personal information about consumers should make their operations more transparent.
Members of the Congressional Bipartisan Privacy Caucus said Thursday that responses they
By BLAKE NICHOLSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Voters in heavily agriculture-dependent North Dakota became the first to enshrine the right to farm in their state constitution, a move that some say could have far-reaching effects on genetic modification, land use and the way animals
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Get ready for Black Friday week.
Stores are making a big push to lure in bargain-hungry shoppers before the Friday after Thanksgiving, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. They are putting on special sales that further
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A lawsuit over the use of Julia Child's name by the maker of Thermador ovens will be transferred to California, where a related lawsuit is pending, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Thursday.
The Julia Child Foundation for
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Omayra Vasquez blinks and does a double take when asked why she voted to re-elect President Barack Obama. The reason for her was as natural as breathing.
"I feel closer to him," said Vasquez, a 43-year-old Federal Express worker from Denver. "
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A protest at the University of Mississippi against the re-election of President Barack Obama grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor charges