By ANGELA CHARLTONAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - France is now officially a land of the left, and the next parliament is set to prove it with a raft of new taxes on the powerful and increased spending on youth.
President Francois Hollande's plans for France
By RANDY HERSCHAFT and VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel says he's repudiating a Hungarian award he received in 2004 because top officials from Budapest recently attended a ceremony for a Nazi sympathizer.
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The director of the CIA, two musicians and a former Buffalo Bills quarterback are among the people being honored with a national prize for public service that was co-founded 40 years ago by former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy
By BY LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - The most common type of obesity surgery may increase patients' chances for alcohol abuse, according to the largest study to demonstrate a potential link.
Patients who had gastric bypass surgery faced
By Ilya Pozin
For many employees, a job is a place they go because they have to. They have to pay the bills. They have to get in by 8, work 8 hours, and leave by 5. They have to report to their boss because he has to report to his boss who has to report to... you get the idea.
If your employees are
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Officials in Mississippi took private property and spent tens of millions of dollars in Hurricane Katrina recovery money on sewage plants that may not be needed for decades, an Associated Press investigation shows
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Maryland man who was suspected in the presumed death of his traveling companion in Aruba is suing to collect on a travel insurance policy issued in the woman's name.
Gary Giordano says in a lawsuit that
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil fell Monday as investors' worries about Europe shifted to Spain.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell by 76 cents to end the day at $83.27 per barrel. Brent crude, which helps set the price
MONROE, Ohio (AP) - A towering roadside Jesus statue destroyed two years ago in a lightning fire will be replaced later this summer in southwest Ohio.
A new 51-foot statue should be in place by late July at the Solid Rock Church along Interstate 75. The
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The former neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin told his wife to buy bulletproof vests for them and for his attorney, according to jailhouse calls released Monday.
"As uncomfortable as it