Posted: 07/27/2011 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell saysthe House GOP's debt deal is the only option left that would avoid default without raising taxes.
Posted: 07/27/2011 - Britain is officially recognizing Libya's rebels as the country's legitimate government...
Posted: 07/27/2011 - An Iranian swimmer pulled out of a race that included an Israeli at the world swimming championships in Shanghai this week...
Posted: 07/26/2011 - Gov. Rick Perry has visited his native West Texas for a ceremonial signing of a budget bill that slashes funding for public schools and other services.
Posted: 07/26/2011 - Alaska authorities say there are no plans to hunt down a grizzly that mauled four teenagers hiking in the wilderness over the weekend.
Posted: 07/26/2011 - Oregon Congressman David Wu is becoming the second House Democrat in the last six weeks to have to resign as a result of a sex scandal.
Posted: 07/26/2011 - A top Republican House member says he thinks Speaker John Boehner lacks the GOP votes needed to pass his debt-ceiling plan in the House.
Posted: 07/26/2011 - McDonald's Corp. says it is adding apple slices to every Happy Meal, part of the chain's larger push to paint itself as a healthy place to eat.
Posted: 07/26/2011 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is now renting and streaming movies online, many the same day they come out on DVD, in a second bid for a share of popular movie rental and streaming website Netflix Inc.'s business.
Posted: 07/26/2011 - A whistleblower lawsuit against the security firm once known as Blackwater is heading to trial...
Posted: 07/25/2011 - A spokesman for the National Football League says it looks like it's "going to be a good day."
Posted: 07/25/2011 - A South Texas company says it is recalling papayas imported from Mexico because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
Updated: 07/25/2011 - The United Auto Workers union wants a bigger share of Detroit's newfound profits while the car companies hope to cut labor costs in contract talks that begin Monday.
Posted: 07/25/2011 - Two people familiar with the negotiations tell The Associated Press that the NFL and players have reached a deal to end the lockout.
Posted: 07/25/2011 - A Million for a shave?
Updated: 07/25/2011 - Jury selection is the first challenge of what promises to be a complicated criminal trial for polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs.
Posted: 07/24/2011 - House Speaker John Boehner implored fellow House Republicans Sunday to get behind a measure to resolve the debt crisis that can pass both the House and Senate.
Posted: 07/24/2011 - HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The first female Navy officers selected for duty on submarines are on track to join their boats beginning later this year.
Posted: 07/24/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - Gay couples cheered by supporters have begun marrying in New York City on the first day same-sex weddings are legal in the Empire State.
Updated: 07/24/2011 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional leaders continue to work on a deal to avert a debt ceiling crisis. Their goal is to have a framework for agreement this afternoon, before Asian markets open.
Updated: 07/24/2011 - Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in London. The 27-year-old singer has battled drug and alcohol addiction, but the cause of her death isn't known.