Posted: 05/22/2012 - A new government study released Tuesday says that allowing Bush-era tax cuts to expire and a scheduled round of automatic spending cuts to take effect would probably throw the economy into a recession.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - The 2010 census missed more than 1.5 million minorities after struggling to count black Americans, Hispanics, renters and young men, but was mostly accurate, the government said Tuesday.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - A Democratic-controlled Senate panel Tuesday approved a $2.50 increase in airline security fees that would double the per-passenger fee for those taking nonstop flights.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - A Channel Islands auction house says it's selling a vial that allegedly contains blood residue from Ronald Reagan — a move denounced Tuesday by the late U.S. president's family and his foundation.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - A week before Dharun Ravi was sentenced to jail for using a webcam to spy on a gay college roommate who later killed himself, supporters rallied behind him.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - A prosecutor in Michigan is telling jurors that DNA evidence and the opinions of mental health experts are grounds for convicting an Israeli immigrant of murder in the first trial from a series of 2010 stabbings.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - A man who survived a plunge of at least 180 feet over Niagara Falls was in stable condition Tuesday, a day after his apparent suicide attempt that led to a dramatic and painstaking rescue.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - The sight of Chicago police raising billy clubs against demonstrators Sunday was the kind of image that has dogged the city's police force longer than most of those who clashed with protesters have been alive.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - Antolin Garcia-Torres was arrested Monday evening at a Safeway store in Morgan Hill, Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said at a late Monday news conference.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - Wednesday's talks in Baghdad come at a critical juncture in the almost decade-long effort to persuade Iran's government to halt its enrichment of uranium and allow unfettered access to international inspectors.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - Pups in her womb, a large eye visible behind the rib cage, one baby stuck in the birth canal: all fossilized evidence that this ancient marine beast, the Ichthyosaur, died in childbirth.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - A New Jersey man charged in a foiled plot to help Tennessee's only female death row inmate escape is accused of trying to orchestrate a mortgage scam in the Garden State.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - As more runners experiment with barefoot running, doctors say they are treating injuries, mainly in people who ramped up too fast. In serious cases, they are laid up for several months.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - Mitt Romney has yet to shape a playbook to defend a quarter-century in the business world that created great riches for himself and great hardship, at times, for some American workers.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - Federal regulators and lawmakers are renewing the focus on financial regulation in the wake of a multibillion-dollar trading loss at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Posted: 05/22/2012 - A first-of-its-kind commercial supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station following a successful liftoff early Tuesday, opening a new era of dollar-driven spaceflight.
Posted: 05/21/2012 - Gregory Jaczko stepped down ahead of a potentially blistering report due out soon from the agency's inspector general, which has been investigating his actions for more than a year.
Posted: 05/21/2012 - The Pentagon's role in choosing terror leaders to be targeted for drone attacks or raids has been minimized in a new system developed by White House counterterror chief John Brennan.
Posted: 05/21/2012 - President Barack Obama and leaders around the globe locked down an exit path from the war in Afghanistan, affirming Monday that they will close the largely stalemated conflict at the end of 2014
Posted: 05/21/2012 - Prosecutors showed jurors a photo of the then 11-year-old Alexander Lowrey on the deck of the pool, next to a smiling Clemens who is standing in the shallow end of the water.