12/04/13 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales jump in October to seasonally adjusted annual rate of 444,000.
By Foster Klug | 12/04/13 10:12 AM
SEOUL, South Korea — An 85-year-old U.S. veteran being held in North Korea spent his war years there in one of the Army's first special forces units, helping a clandestine group of Korean partisans who were fighting and spying well behind enemy lines.
By Josh Lederman | 12/04/13 10:09 AM
BEIJING — In a sharp rebuff, China accused Washington on Wednesday of taking Japan's side in a tense clash over disputed islands in the East China Sea, underscoring rising regional friction as visiting Vice President Joe Biden met with Beijing's leaders.
By Christopher S. Rugaber | 12/04/13 09:32 AM
A private survey shows U.S. businesses last month added the most jobs in a year, powered by big gains in manufacturing and construction.
12/04/13 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell in October, helped by America's energy boom that lifted overall exports to an all-time high. The trade gap narrowed to $40.6 billion in October, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. That's 5.4 percent lower than the September gap of $43...
12/04/13 09:27 AM
American officials have said the missile defenses they want to install in Europe will protect NATO allies and counter any threat from Iran. Russia has long opposed the plan, and sees the system as a threat to the viability of Russia's own nuclear arsenal as a deterrent.
12/04/13 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's lawyer in the White House is sticking around a little longer. The White House said in September that Kathryn Ruemmler planned to leave by the end of the year to go into private practice in New York. But White House officials say that after speaking...
12/04/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade gap narrows to $40.6 billion in October as oil sales boost exports to record level.
12/04/13 03:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all but disappear, according to a study released Wednesday. The Library of Congress conducted the...
12/04/13 12:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department has created an online financial aid toolkit aimed at helping guidance counselors and others who advise students with college applications. The toolkit can be found at http://financialaidtoolkit.ed.gov . It has details about applying for financial aid...
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