By By SUZANNE GAMBOAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hours after talking tough against Republicans in "fiscal cliff" negotiations, President Barack Obama and members of his Cabinet reassured hundreds of Native American leaders the administration's programs and efforts on their behalf
By By TERRY WALLACEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A capital murder suspect stole a deputy's gun, fled a Dallas hospital and held police at bay for nearly two hours Tuesday night before surrendering peacefully and returning to the hospital, officials said.
Franklin B. Davis, 30, of
By By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. COMMON GROUND ON THE 'FISCAL CLIFF'
Both sides now concede that more tax revenues and cuts in entitlement spending are essential elements of any deal.
By By HAMZA HENDAWI and AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - More than 100,000 Egyptians protested outside the presidential palace in Cairo on Tuesday, fueling tensions over Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi's seizure of nearly unrestricted powers and the adoption by his allies of a
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures are rising ahead of reports on the manufacturing and auto industries.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 43 points to 13,051. The broader S&P futures have added 5.6 points to 1,420. Nasdaq futures are up 15.5 points to 2,691.25.
November auto sales are likely
By By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's highest court joined a judicial rebellion against President Mohammed Morsi on Sunday by declaring an open-ended strike on the day it was supposed to rule on the legitimacy of two key assemblies controlled by allies of the Islamist
By By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi called Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a contentious draft constitution, setting a date for another milestone in the country's transition to democracy. Widespread disputes over the charter and
By By FOSTER KLUGAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea is gearing up to fire a long-range rocket this month in a defiant move expected to raise the stakes of a global standoff over its missile and nuclear programs.
The North's announcement Saturday that it would launch the
By By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Superstorm Sandy may have one more nasty surprise still to come: higher taxes.
The math is simple and cruel. The storm left fewer properties standing, often wrecking waterfront communities that paid the highest taxes because of the
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB
CAIRO (AP) - More than 200,000 people thronged Cairo's central Tahrir Square, protesting against Egypt's Islamist president Tuesday in an opposition show of strength, as the standoff over Mohammed Morsi's assertion of near-absolute powers