12/07/13 07:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Obama, first lady to attend Tuesday memorial in South Africa for Mandela.
12/07/13 07:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a Tuesday memorial service in South Africa honoring Nelson Mandela. The service will take place at a stadium in Johannesburg. The Obamas will be accompanied on Air Force One by former...
12/07/13 06:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barring uncharacteristically swift work by Congress, more than a million victims of the recession will lose long-term unemployment benefits over the holidays, the price of milk could shoot up in late winter and government payments might fall sharply for doctors who treat...
12/07/13 05:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday he believed the chances for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran are 50/50 or worse, yet defended diplomacy as the best way to prevent Tehran from acquiring atomic weapons. During a question-and-answer session with a pro-Israel...
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 04:27 PM
A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
12/07/13 04:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The deal looked sketchy from the start. To outfit Afghanistan's security forces with new helicopters, the Pentagon bypassed U.S. companies and turned instead to Moscow for dozens of Russian Mi-17 rotorcraft at a cost of more than $1 billion. Senior Pentagon officials...
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 04:01 PM
Oklahoma oil producers say the planned opening next month of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline will remove a glut of crude oil at a storage hub in Cushing and help them get a price that better competes with what producers along the Gulf Coast receive.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 03:51 PM
A lawyer for the Oregon Legislature says the state insurance commissioner overstepped her authority when she allowed insurance companies to extend policies that had been canceled because they don't meet standards under the federal health care law.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 03:46 PM
A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 03:38 PM
Online shopping is taking a bite out of holiday hiring, more and more senior citizens are looking for work, and low-paying jobs aren't getting much better.
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