Carlos Gimenez was sworn in as mayor in July after a recall campaign that ousted his predecessor. That election was part of a national wave of voter anger over taxes. Now, the new mayor is proposing to lay off county workers, slash pay and benefits...
The stark and humiliating images of former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak bedridden and held in a cage as his trial opened in Cairo may have been a shocking sight for many people around the globe. But cages in the courtroom, while far from common,...
The agreement would end the impasse that has left 74,000 transportation and construction workers idled.
The economy is already skirting the razor's edge that separates recession from recovery. Current numbers are less than encouraging and the country faces a number of challenges just a little further in the future, including another decision...
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first antivenom against scorpion toxin. Called Anascorp, the treatment was developed in Mexico and will cost more than $10,000 per patient. For small children, who are at greatest risk from the bites...
A man attempts to parallel park his car in a space only 10.24 inches longer than the vehicle.
The day before Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton left to become the defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals, he stopped by the team complex for some final farewells. One of them was very special.
The Ames straw poll in Iowa is just over a week away, which means that Republican presidential candidates are trying to woo voters. But when they're off in other states, it's up to their staffs and volunteers with cache to generate buzz...
As communist authorities prepare to legalize property sales, old racial and class divisions are creeping back in Havana. The ability to sell real estate may accelerate the trend of poorer residents being pushed out of their neighborhoods....
The Dow Jones industrial average closes down more than 500 points, the worst drop since 2008.