Wednesday, September 29, 2010

In Obama's backyard visits, GOP is the absent foe

A priest expressed concern to President Barack Obama about an unemployed parishioner. A businessman criticized Obama's tax policy....

Monday, September 27, 2010

Despite economy, Americans don't want farm work

It's a question rekindled by the recession: Are immigrants taking jobs away from American citizens? In the heart of the nation's biggest farming state, the answer is a resounding no.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Vulnerable House Dems declare their independence

Rep. Dina Titus has been a loyal soldier in pushing the Democrats' ambitious agenda, voting for health care legislation, extended unemployment benefits...

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Racist messages pose quandary for mainstream sites

Although you rarely hear racial insults on Main Street these days, there's a place where unashamed bigotry is all too easy to find...

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Sarah Palin: Primaries are over, GOP must unite

After helping propel several upstart Republican contenders to recent primary victories, Sarah Palin said Friday that it's time for Republicans to unite...

Friday, September 17, 2010

News photographer killed in Mexican border city

Gunmen attacked two newspaper photographers Thursday in the drug war-torn border city of Ciudad Juarez, killing one and seriously wounding the other.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Arlington opens graves, finds 2 misplaced bodies

Two people were buried in the wrong graves at Arlington National Cemetery, the Army said Wednesday, as it followed up an investigation....

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

U.S. strike kills 12 more militants in Pakistan

U.S. drone planes fired missiles at a compound in Pakistan's northwest region, killing a dozen insurgents on Wednesday, security officials said, the 12th such strike this month...

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Suspected US missiles kill 10 in NW Pakistan

Suspected U.S. missiles hit a house in a Pakistani tribal area early Monday, killing 10 alleged militants in the 10th airstrike...

Monday, September 13, 2010

Paul says GOP shares blame for deficits

Kentucky Senate hopeful Rand Paul chided fellow Republicans on Sunday evening for contributing to the massive federal budget deficit...

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Authorities: Calif. gas pipe ranked high risk

The section of gas pipeline that ruptured and exploded in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood, killing four and injuring nearly 60 others..

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Gulf compensation chief retreats from promises to speed claims process

Just over two weeks ago, Kenneth Feinberg took over the process for handling damage claims from the Gulf oil spill...

Friday, September 10, 2010

U.S. Sees Heightened Threat in Mexico

The Obama administration sees the drug-related violence sweeping Mexico as a growing threat to U.S. national security and has launched a broad review of steps...

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Mexican mayor killed, massacre suspects arrested

Hooded gunmen killed the mayor of a small town in the northern Mexico state of San Luis Potosi on Wednesday...

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

EU decries 'barbaric' plans to stone Iranian woman

The international crossfire over Iran's stoning sentence for a woman convicted of adultery...

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Obama assails GOP, promotes new jobs program

GOP leaders instantly assailed Obama's proposal as an ineffective one that would simply raise already excessive federal spending...

Monday, September 6, 2010

Earl's path along northeast is not well-worn

Pushed by an ill-timed trough of low pressure, Hurricane Earl is heading uncomfortably close to an area relatively few hurricanes tend to go: the Northeast coastline....

Sunday, September 5, 2010

BOOK TOUR: Protesters hurl eggs, shoes at Tony Blair

Tony Blair faced a barrage of abuse today as violence broke out between police and anti-war protesters at his first book signing...

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Israeli and Palestinian leaders face critics of talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned Friday from the resumption of Mideast negotiations in Washington to confront internal opposition to his peace moves...

Friday, September 3, 2010

Dozens killed in Mexico shootout

At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between soldiers and suspected drug gang members near the northern Mexican city ......

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Barack Obama urges Mid-East leaders to take opportunity

US President Barack Obama has urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders not to let the chance of a permanent peace deal "slip away"....

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

8 dead in fire at bar in Mexican resort of Cancun

Six women and two men died Tuesday in a fire at a bar frequented by locals in the Mexican resort of Cancun, and bar employees have told police that unidentified men tossed gasoline bombs....