By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate late Monday broke a deadlock that had threatened to bring down a half-trillion-dollar farm and food bill, setting the stage for expected passage of the measure later this week.
Senate Majority Leader Har
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is ordering railroad operator Norfolk Southern to pay more than $800,000 for firing three workers after they reported injuries on the job.
Safety officials said Mo
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Covering all the bases ahead of a momentous Supreme Court ruling, the Obama administration plans to move ahead with major parts of the president's health care law if its most controversial provision does not survive, according to veter
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Millions of Americans are desperate for work, runaway government spending clouds the future and Democratic and Republican candidates are busy making one thing clear: They're light years apart on what to do about it.
By ANNE GEARANAP National Security Writer
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) - Seeking common ground, President Barack Obama said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Monday on the need for a political process in Syria to prevent civil war in the violence-torn country and said any
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The director of the CIA, two musicians and a former Buffalo Bills quarterback are among the people being honored with a national prize for public service that was co-founded 40 years ago by former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy O
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - The government has expanded an investigation into fires that can start in the doors of several Toyota models, adding 600,000 Camrys and other vehicles to the probe.
The investigation now includes 1.4 million cars and S