By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The political tempest stirred up by Superstorm Sandy appears to have moved on after wreaking havoc among congressional Republicans divided over how much aid to allocate to the victims.
In a 241-180 vote Tuesday night, the House approved $50.5 billion
By KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Tens of thousands of New York City children who usually ride school buses took subways, taxis and private cars to school Wednesday as more than 8,000 bus drivers and aides went on strike to keep their jobs.
"I love my job and I don't want to be l
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets edged up Monday on optimism that China's economic recovery is firmly taking root.
Analysts expect China's fourth quarter and 2012 growth figures due Friday to show the world's No.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan Airlines has reported a fuel leak in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner for the second time in a week amid a U.S. safety review of the aircraft.
Narita International Airport outside of Tokyo says JAL reported a 100-liter fuel leak in a 787 during an inspection Sunday.
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - A senior Vatican official says he is "truly surprised" that the Bank of Italy ordered credit card payments suspended in the tiny city-state and insists the Vatican has taken adequate measures to fight money laundering.
The Vatican has been cash-
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - Delegates from more than 130 nations began a final round of negotiations on Sunday that are expected to lead to the creation of the first legally binding international treaty to reduce mercury emissions.
The treaty would set enforceable limits on the em
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The head of Qatar Airways says the carrier has sold its entire 35 percent stake on the freight hauler Cargolux back to authorities in Luxembourg.
The move comes just months after Qatar Airways boosted cargo services to the U.S. via Cargolux's base.
By DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writers
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford thinks the luxury car market is missing something.
Luxury buyers sobered up during the recession, the company reckons, and they now find German brands to pricey, Cadillac too showy and Japanese brands too boring.