By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Cheaper gas has yet to cause consumers to spend enough on other goods to boost the slumping economy.
Americans barely increased their spending at retail businesses this spring, leading economists to predi
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Zoo in Washington is celebrating a milestone with the birth of two fishing cats, an endangered species.
Officials say the twin kittens were the first fishing cats to be bred and produced at the zoo.
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The new French president has warned Greeks that if they vote to move away from international bailout commitments in the upcoming election, they could be pushed out of the eurozone.
Greece holds a repeat el
By SAMANTHA GROSSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's billionaire mayor is using his personal fortune to try to spark innovation in the nation's cities - inviting 1,300 mayors to compete for millions of dollars in funding for new programs meant to solve urban
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A parole hearing for former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis was postponed at the last minute Wednesday after the inmate reported he was feeling ill.
Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Patri
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
VIENNA (AP) - OPEC ministers are coming into a meeting deeply divided over how much crude to pump, with Saudi Arabia keen to keep a lid on prices, rival Iran pushing to cut production and Iraq expected to back Iran, its longtime foe under Saddam Hus