WASHINGTON (AP) - An independent campaign to draw GOP Rep. Mike Pence into the 2012 presidential race is under way, with a veteran of the Reagan White House launching a petition dr..
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is getting a high-profile boost from one of his old bosses, former President Bill Clinton. Clinton is scheduled to appear Tues..
CHICAGO (AP) - A study suggests medical errors, job burnout and depression lead surgeons to contemplate suicide at higher rates than the general public, and they're much less likel..
NEW YORK (AP) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has prohibited U.S. investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise up to $1.5 billion for social networking site Face..
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - A leaked U.S. diplomatic cable says Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom described Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchu as a "fabrication" of a French ant..
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African chain's shareholders have overwhelmingly accepted Wal-Mart's offer to buy 51 percent of their company, the chief executive said Monday, paving t..
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brett Favre is following through on that vow to finally end his career after 20 NFL seasons.League spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed that the Minnesota quarterback..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal criminal investigation targeting John Edwards is examining how much the two-time presidential candidate knew about money used to cover up his extramarit..
The death toll from devastating flooding in Brazil continued to rise Sunday, surpassing 600, the government said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's new hope for an overlooked epidemic: Two powerful drugs are nearing the market that promise to help cure many more people of liver-attacking hepatitis C -..
The death toll from flooding in the northeastern Australian state of Queensland has risen to 20, police said Monday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has surmounted one hurdle after another since she was gravely wounded in the Arizona shootings. Her latest was especially signific..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by participating in a painting project at a school on Capitol Hill. On the federal h..
HAVANA (AP) - Cuba said Sunday that the Obama Administration's decision to lift some travel restrictions on students, academics and religious groups and make it easier for American..
As much as 8 feet of snow has fallen in parts of Japan since Sunday, slowing train travel and forcing automaker Toyota to close down 12 factories.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Former Peace Corps director and vice-presidential nominee R. Sargent Shriver has been hospitalized outside Washington. Ronna Borenstein, spokeswoman for Suburb..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even though it has no chance of passage in the Senate, the House will vote this week to repeal the health care reform law passed by the previous session of Congre..
ATLANTA (AP) - Saying the shooting in Arizona that killed six and seriously wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords underscores the need for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s mess..
PHOENIX (AP) - The shooting rampage in Tucson that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is not slowing down Arizona legislators who want more rights for gun owners. Arizona has bec..
SEATTLE (AP) - Apple Inc. co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs sent a note Monday to employees saying he's taking a second medical leave of absence in two years so he can focus on his hea..