By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Not that they're a step away from the poor house, but some of Mitt Romney's potential vice presidential running mates are grappling with the same financial issues as many other Americans.
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
SHANGHAI (AP) - The Asian consortium planning to rescue Swedish automaker Saab Automobile from insolvency is led by a mainland Chinese alternative energy tycoon whose company has close ties with China's State Grid electricity utility.
By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia has created the world's largest network of marine reserves and will restrict fishing as well as oil and gas exploration in a major step to safeguard the environment and access to food.
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Moody's credit ratings agency on Wednesday drove Cyprus deeper into junk status with a two-notch downgrade to Ba3 over an increased likelihood that debt-crushed Greece will leave the eurozone.
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Based on recent precedent, Democrat Ron Barber's special election triumph in a Republican-heavy Arizona congressional district portends little or nothing about the outcome of this fall's battle for control of the Hou
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee to chair the Nuclear Regulatory Commission promised Wednesday to try to restore harmony at an agency marked by discord in recent years.
Allison Macfarlane, a geologist named t
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S stocks skidded Wednesday, a looming election in Greece and the broader debt maelstrom in Europe their ominous backdrop.
Major market indexes wavered for much of the day but fell sharply after the finance