WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama turned his focus Wednesday to the pocketbook issues that Americans consistently rank as a top concern, arguing that the dream of upward economic mobility is breaking down and the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — “We fumbled the rollout on this health care law.” “That’s on me.” “It was insufficient.” Again and again, President Barack Obama on Thursday shouldered the blame for his botched health care rollout […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Key figures in both parties are insisting that a sequel to the government shutdown must be avoided. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the impasse pushed the nation to the brink of defaut […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The Internet has become so entwined in their lives that many Americans might have trouble coping without it. But a new survey found that some 15 percent of Americans — about […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surprising new report questions how sharply Americans should cut back on salt. Make no mistake: Most Americans eat way too much, not just from salt shakers but because of sodium in […]
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) – It has been the deadliest for Americans in Afghanistan since August.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it means opening school track meets to a deaf child or developing a new lunch menu with safe alternatives for students with food allergies, recent Obama administration decisions could significantly affect Americans with disabilities.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A young miniature horse in sneakers is helping a 4-year-old special needs child at an Anchorage public elementary school. Zoe, a black mare, is a service animal for preschooler Zaiden Beattie.
MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says some Russian children caught in limbo by a ban on adoptions by Americans have left for the United States with their new parents.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S.-based advocates of international adoption, who have grown accustomed to discouraging news in recent years, have a new cause for dismay: a bill in Russia’s parliament that would bar Americans from adopting Russian children.
BOSTON (AP) – Netflix will offer closed captions on all TV and movie content by 2014 as part of a settlement with a deaf Massachusetts viewer who sued the company. The on-demand Internet streaming service […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The heavily armed extremists who laid siege to the U.S. Consulate in Libya used military-style tactics that may have steered Americans toward a waiting ambush, U.S. officials said Friday as they pieced […]