WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will meet behind closed doors with Democratic congressional leaders at the White House Wednesday.
The gathering will focus on the president's plan to extend Bush-era tax cuts for the middle class, as well as job-creating initiatives.
The meeting comes as
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Fire department officials say five people were taken to a hospital from a plane diverted to Philadelphia International Airport after crew members reported feeling ill due to an odor on board.
Airport spokeswoman Victoria Lupica said US Airways flight 720 had taken off from Charlo
By RACHEL ZOLLAP Religion Writer
Episcopalians approved a churchwide ceremony Tuesday to bless same-sex couples, the latest decisive step toward accepting homosexuality by a denomination that nine years ago elected the first openly gay bishop.
At the Episcopal General Convention, which is divided
By The Associated Press
On Tuesday, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. held its shareholders meeting during which it asked disgruntled investors for patience as it develops new devices to rival the iPhone and Android smartphones.
RIM faces the most difficult period in its history.
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The faceoff between Egypt's new Islamist president and the old guard military sharpened Tuesday, with parliament defying orders to disband and the highest court slapping back at Mohammed Morsi in what has become an early glimpse into how he may fle
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Billionaire Warren Buffett has handed out $1.9 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. stock as part of his plan to gradually give away most of his $44.1 billion fortune.
Buffett disclosed his gifts of 22.4 million Class B Berkshire shares on Monday.