Rep. Michele Bachmann topped all the Republican presidential candidates in the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa with 4,823 votes. The results are a victory for the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party and make former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's way...
Chatham County Commissioners are going forward with more study of a proposed hotel on Hutchinson Island. The hotel would be next to Savannah's waterfront convention center and could get some public financing. County officials say, private...
The frontrunner for a major party's presidential nomination is always happiest when other candidates turn their attacks on each other instead of him.So by that measure, Mitt Romney had to be very pleased indeed because he was left unmolested...
The dollar's role in the global economy is a boon to the U.S. But in the coming years, its place in the world may slip.
The wild movements in the markets can be scary. But financial advisers remind investors not to panic, to keep a diversified portfolio and to plan to be prepared for more bad days ahead.
Cinepolis has opened its first luxury theater north of the border in San Diego. The world's fourth-largest cinema chain is the latest Mexican company to enter the U.S. market.
The cost of the program is too high, leaders say, and these days, an email or tweet can quickly share information that pages used to physically carry around the chambers. But pages have been a House fixture since its inception, and many are sad to...
As Germans mark the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall, NPR has curated a series of photos from its construction in 1961 to the graffiti-covered slabs that now sit on the grounds of a Berlin construction company.
In Asia today, markets ended mostly higher. Other stories making headlines: London's police chief defends his department's response during this week's riots; Republican presidential contenders squared off in Iowa.
In Italy, the government's decision to accelerate an austerity plan to deal with the country's massive national debt is being criticized. The finance minister has admitted the plan was a response to demands for action from the European...