WASHINGTON (AP) - The election laid bare a dual - and dueling - nation, politically speaking, jaggedly split down the middle on the presidency and torn over much else. It seems you can please only half of the people nearly all of the time. Americans retained the fractious balance
SEATTLE (AP) - The weather is turning colder in Washington. The National Weather Service forecasts overnight lows through the weekend in the 30s and highs in the 40s in Western Washington. In Eastern Washington, lows are forecast in the 20s and 30s with highs in
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The remains of a Korean War soldier who died in battle in 1950 have been returned home to upstate New York.
The 80-year-old sister of Cpl. Elmer Kidd welcomed her brother's flag-draped casket at Hancock Airport in Syracuse on Tuesday.
Kidd was 26 when he died in the Battle
MSNBC.COM - Shorter but persistent lines at gas stations in the Northeast and sporadic closures have led to a gray market for fuel on Craigslist, with prices for delivery of a five-gallon container ranging from $30-$100 Tuesday.
Craigslist was not immediately available to comment.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major airlines are scrapping flights in and out of the New York area ahead of the second significant storm in little more than a week. United, the world's largest airline, is suspending most service here starting at noon Wednesday due to a winter storm forecast
BOSTON (AP) - The U.S. Marshal's Service says Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is out of the hospital and back in jail, where's he's awaiting trial for his alleged role in 19 slayings.
The Marshals Service did not release any additional information to The Boston Globe (http://bo.st/
HIGHWOOD, Ill. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is setting his priorities for his return to Washington.
Kirk hasn't been back to the U.S. Senate since suffering a stroke earlier this year, but WLS TV (http://bit.ly/XjhNCo ) reports he's planning to return in January.
Kirk tells WLS that he will
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen.-elect Tim Kaine of Virginia says he believes Democrats and Republicans in Congress will come together to avoid the "fiscal cliff" threatening the country at year's end.
Kaine, the former governor of Virginia who defeated Republican George Allen, tells NBC's "Today"
By CHRIS CAROLAAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - David Jimenez was so elated over his wife's recovery from cancer that he offered to clean the large crucifix outside the Hudson Valley church where he spent many hours praying for her to beat the disease. On Memorial Day 2010, he was
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - Europe's economy is still reeling and unemployment could remain high for years despite the progress made in solving the debt crisis, the European Union warned Wednesday, as it downgraded next year's forecasts for the 27-country bloc.