By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama ventured onto the hallowed ground of the World Trade Center site Thursday, getting a firsthand look at the skyscraper being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept.
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Mitt Romney is nipping at President Barack Obama's heels in Rust Belt states that Obama won in 2008 but which polls show are becoming more competitive in a slowing economy.
The big event Thursday was a set of dueling and overlappi
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging motorcyclists not to wear the 5X5 brand, SA-08 model motorcycle helmet because it fails to meet federal head protection requirements.
Officials said as many as 14,000 of the helmets wer
By BEN FELLER and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama soaked in the support - and the campaign cash - of Manhattan's elite entertainers Thursday as his re-election team sought to fill its fundraising coffers.
The president and f
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A team of United Nations observers entered the Syrian town of Haffa Thursday after government troops overran the area near the Mediterranean coast, seizing the territory back from rebels after battles that raged
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama presented Israeli President Shimon Peres with the Medal of Freedom on Wednesday, calling him the essence of Israel itself and a man who earned his place in history long ago.
Obama said Pere