BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - Another election victory for President Barack Obama. Another 10,000 newspapers noting the event for Thomas Baldwin. The resident of tiny Birch Bay, Wash., bought 10,000 copies of The Bellingham Herald's election edition when Obama was first elected
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market. But officials cautioned that the figures were distorted by Superstorm Sandy.
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The next archbishop of Canterbury will be officially introduced Friday, the British government says, and the expectation is that the new leader of the world's 77 million Anglicans will be former oil company executive Justin Welby.
Welby, 56, made
By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - A U.S. Army private charged with sending mountains of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks has offered to plead guilty to reduced charges in a move that military justice experts on Thursday called surprising and
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of U.S. European Command has been cleared of misconduct after a lengthy Pentagon investigation into travel and expense questions that derailed his chances last year of becoming the Navy's top officer, according to senior U.S.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge in New Orleans is set to hold a hearing on whether a proposed class-action deal is a fair settlement for economic damage claims from the BP oil spill,
During Thursday's hearing, the London-based oil giant and a team of private plaintiffs' attorneys will
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. AFTER ELECTION, OBAMA AND GOP LAY DOWN MARKERS FOR DEFICIT DEAL
The White House says voters want both sides to set aside partisan interests as Boehner hints at
By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The man who pleaded guilty in the Arizona shooting rampage will be sentenced Thursday for the attack that left six people dead and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others.
The sentencing hearing will mark the first time
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Defense lawyers representing an Army general facing sexual misconduct charges aimed Thursday to paint his primary accuser as a liar prone to jealousy and emotional overreactions.
The female captain at the heart of the government's
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - A U.S. Army DNA expert testified Thursday that the soldier suspected of killing 16 Afghan civilians during a nighttime rampage last March had the blood of at least four people on his clothes and guns when he surrendered.