WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly five years into his presidency, Barack Obama confronts a world far different from what he envisioned when he first took office. U.S. influence is declining in the Middle East as violence and instability rock
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary-Pat Hector of Atlanta was operating much like a 1960s civil rights activist as she laid plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. She was constantly on the phone as she confirmed
NEW YORK (AP) — A surprise Wimbledon champion one day, a retired player providing TV commentary the next, nobody’s been in touch with the fickle nature of tennis in 2013 better than Marion Bartoli.
So, when asked if
NEW YORK (AP) — When 250,000 marchers converged on Washington in August 1963, the issues were jobs and freedom.
Now, as the crowds come together to mark the 50th anniversary of that seminal event in the civil rights
“We’ve already evacuated the horses. I think they’re worried about the fire sparking over these hills.” — Ike Bunney, who operates a dude ranch near the Sierra community of Tuolumne City, Calif., as an intense wildfire rages north
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian hospital official says two Palestinians were killed and more than a dozen wounded in clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank.
An official at a Ramallah hospital said the two
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of Chicago Public Schools students will head to new schools Monday, following a vote in May to close about 50 schools and programs to help pay down a $1 billion budget deficit.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist convicted of the Fort Hood rampage that killed 13 people begins the sentencing phase of his trial Monday facing a possible death sentence for the deadliest mass shooting ever on
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of Chicago Public Schools students will head to new schools Monday, the first day of what Mayor Rahm Emanuel has called “a new beginning” for the nation’s third-largest district.
As they go, many will
NEW YORK (AP) — Many business economists say the biggest fiscal challenge facing the U.S. isn’t what’s happening now, it’s what could happen beyond the next decade.
A survey of 220 members of the National Association for Business