By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - At age 83, Edith Windsor gets plenty of compliments for her courage to take on the federal government in a landmark case that has put attitudes about gay America squarely before the Supreme Court.
But the Philadelphia-born former IBM executive scof
PASCO, Wash. - Many volunteering their time at the Union Gospel Mission is the best way they know to celebrate Christmas.
The mission served up dinner to more than 200 people today who did not have anywhere else to go during the holidays.
By The Associated Press
PARIS (AP) - For the first time in 15 years, Burger King served its flame-grilled Whoppers in France, a country better known for its gastronomy than fast food.
Burger King Worldwide opened a restaurant at Marseille airport on Saturday, returning to France thanks to an agreeme
BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, some who lost their homes or businesses have turned to crowd-funding websites to elicit a faster and more direct response than they could expect from the government or traditional charities.
While Congress c
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.1 percent over the summer as exports increased, consumers spent more and state and local governments added to growth for the first time in three years.