The U.S. economy showed last month why it remains the envy of industrialized nations: In the face of tax increases and federal spending cuts, employers added a solid 165,000 jobs in April - and far more in February and March than anyone thought.
Vice President Joe Biden is scolding Republicans in Congress, telling Democrats in South Carolina that the new Republican Party is down on America.
The new pope, by his Jesuit training, has a keen insight of his strengths and human flaws.
A filly that trainer Todd Pletcher waffled on entering in the Kentucky Oaks has him poised to complete a rare double Saturday in the Kentucky Derby.
BLUE JAYS SIXTH — Shortstop Brendan Ryan makes a spectacular play to get former Mariner Munenori Kawasaki at first then was charged witrh a throwing error on Brett Lawrie’s grounder. No harm. Felix Hernandez still has a two-hitter and a four-run lead. MARINERS SIXTH — Mar
President Barack Obama said Friday he doesn't foresee any circumstance requiring the U.S. to send ground troops into Syria, even as Washington pursues more evidence about the regime's purported use of chemical weapons.
Ariya Jutanugarn weathered the wind and kept her lead Friday in the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship.
Arkansas' attorney general asked Gov. Mike Beebe to set execution dates for seven death row inmates, according to letters obtained Friday by The Associated Press.
The Homeland Security Department ordered border agents to verify that every international student who arrives in the U.S. has a valid student visa, according to an internal memorandum obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The new procedure is the government's first security change directly related to the Boston bombings.
PepsiCo is bowing to public pressure for the second time in a week and cutting ties to Lil Wayne over the rapper's crude reference to civil rights martyr Emmett Till in a song.
Charlie Sheen supports a decision by child protective services to remove his twin sons from the custody of his ex-wife and have them live temporarily with another of his exes, actress Denise Richards, his spokesman said Friday.
Issaquah police said a 56-year-old homeowner used his handgun to shoot and wound an intruder just before 1 this afternoon. The intruder, a man in his mid-20s, had broken into the home in the 18500 block of Northwest Montreux Drive. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with a wound to the s
Qatar’s proposal in the International Civil Aviation Organization bid included construction of new premises, paying to move materials and employees and paying all expenses resulting from staff terminations and severance packages.
Phil Mickelson has figured out the secret to the greens at Quail Hollow. Or maybe he's just had a lot of good bounces for two days.
Death certificate: Boston bombing suspect died of gunshot wounds, blunt trauma to head, torso.
A bid by Qatar to relocate the United Nations' civil aviation agency from Montreal to the tiny emirate has angered Canada, where politicians from all sides vowed Friday to band together to fight the proposed move.
President Barack Obama says he doesn't foresee sending U.S. ground troops into Syria.
The last spring coastal razor clam digs were approved for May 8-14 at Twin Harbors and May 10-11 at Long Beach, but Copalis and Mocrocks beaches are now closed for the season. Digging on the two open beaches will be allowed until noon each day. “We still have clams available for harvest at Twi
Struggling to drive in runners in scoring position, the Chicago Cubs also had a tough time stopping the Cincinnati Reds from scoring with two outs.
President Barack Obama says the United States will keep pressure on Syria while investigating whether the government has used chemical weapons against its people, but that it must proceed carefully.