By LARRY MARGASAK and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four weeks before the election, Republicans used a politically charged House hearing to confront State Department officials about security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya and assail the Obama administration's early response
By PAUL WISEMANAP Economics Writer
Europe is struggling to control a debt crisis, save the euro currency and stop a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis that sent the world spinning into recession. The continent's troubles are the No. 1 threat to the fragile U.S. economy. If the
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - When global finance ministers meet this week in Tokyo, they'll confront a triple challenge: Economic troubles in three major regions are threatening the world's economy.
And political conflicts are complicating the problem.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities have determined that a suspicious package at one of the buildings of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta was not dangerous.
The CDC said in a statement shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday that CDC and DeKalb County authorities had secured the package and
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is testing a same-day delivery service in select markets for customers who buy popular items online during the holiday shopping season.
The move comes as the world's largest retailer faces increasing competition from online
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Eager to expand in the United States, China's biggest technology companies face an America anxious about threats to jobs and national security.
The latest blow: A U.S. report that says telecom equipment makers Huawei Technologies Inc. and ZTE
By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Tuesday warned that the U.S. mainland is within range of its missiles and said that Washington's recent agreement to let Seoul possess missiles capable of hitting all of the North shows the allies are plotting to
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The killings of more than 130 U.S. and allied forces by Afghan troops or those dressed like them is not deterring NATO countries from the war in Afghanistan, two senior U.S. defense officials said Tuesday.
As NATO defense ministers gather this
By The Associated Press
American Airlines CEO acknowledges rough few weeks
NEW YORK (AP) - American Airlines' CEO acknowledges that passengers have had a rough few weeks on the airline but says the carrier is working through its issues.
"The operational performance is improving," CEO
By The Associated Press
TECH SECURITY THREAT: American companies should avoid sourcing network equipment from China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee warned. The report recommended that U.S.