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  • Eastwood talks about convention chat with chair

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clint Eastwood said the idea to use an empty seat as a prop at the Republican National Convention was a spur-of-the-moment decision when someone backstage asked …


  • 3 days are enough: Are 2-day conventions next?

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Message to convention planners: Three days are enough. Both major parties packed their presidential nominating conventions into 72 hours, one day short of the traditional four-day …


  • Romney, Obama in battle for working-class whites

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are working feverishly for an increasingly smaller but crucial slice of the electorate — white, working-class voters. …


  • Tough task for those compensating ill 9/11 workers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sheila Birnbaum is known in legal circles across New York as the “queen of torts” for her prowess in sorting out complicated cases. But she may …


  • Weak job growth makes bold Fed action more likely

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs in August, a tepid figure that points to the economy’s persistent weakness and slowing prospects for the unemployed. The unemployment rate fell …


  • Arlen Specter released, has non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Sen. Arlen Specter, who has already survived two bouts of Hodgkin’s disease, is now battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to his son’s law firm. A statement released …


  • Obama gets grim job news; Romney pounces on it

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — His convention over, President Barack Obama ran smack into the harsh reality of a bleak new report on the nation’s unemployment outlook Friday. Republican rival Mitt …


  • As fewer people seek jobs, unemployment rate dips

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs in August, a tepid figure that points to the economy’s persistent weakness and slowing prospects for the unemployed. The unemployment rate fell …


  • Obama ‘HOPE’ poster artist gets probation

    NEW YORK (AP) — The artist who created the “HOPE” poster that came to symbolize Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign was sentenced Friday to two years of probation and 300 …


  • 3 days is enough: Are 2-day conventions next?

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Message to convention planners: Three days are enough. Both major parties packed their presidential nominating conventions into 72 hours, one day short of the traditional four-day …


  • US declares Haqqani network a terrorist body

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration declared Friday that the Pakistan-based Haqqani network of militants is a terrorist body despite misgivings about how the largely symbolic act could further stall …


  • Convention over, Obama hit with weak job report

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — His convention over, President Barack Obama ran smack into the harsh reality of a bleak new report on the nation’s unemployment outlook Friday. Republican rival Mitt …


  • Fed likely to act next week, but what will it do?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, a weak figure that could slow the momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech Thursday night to …


  • US economy adds 96K jobs, rate falls to 8.1 pct.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, a weak figure that could slow the momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech Thursday night to …


  • White House adviser: Signs of economic improvement

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers says the latest jobs report offers signs of an improving economy. But he acknowledges more work needs …


  • Ryan says jobs report sign of failed leadership

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan says the latest unemployment report shows the economy is “limping along” as a result of failed leadership and bad fiscal …


  • US designating Haqqani network as terrorists

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — The Obama administration has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network as a foreign terrorist organization, U.S. officials said Friday, in a complicated political decision as the …


  • Md. Gov. O’Malley says Americans are better off

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he didn’t mean to say people are worse off than four years ago when he made that remark earlier this week. O’Malley …


  • Peterson case shifts to appeal, missing 4th wife

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — She loomed over Drew Peterson’s murder trial, though her disappearance and the suspicion that the former Illinois police officer killed her was never mentioned in front …


  • Obama adviser: President’s speech had specifics

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A senior adviser to President Barack Obama’s campaign says the Democrat’s convention speech offered plenty of specifics that show voters where he wants to take this …


  • Attention turns to Peterson’s missing 4th wife

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — She loomed over Drew Peterson’s murder trial, though her disappearance and the suspicion that the former Illinois police officer killed her was never mentioned in front …


  • Not heard much in Charlotte: TARP, stimulus

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — They are the missing pages of a convention story line, ideas and initiatives once prominently featured in President Barack Obama’s agenda. Climate change. Economic stimulus. The …


  • Text of Obama’s acceptance speech

    Text of President Barack Obama’s remarks Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention, as provided by the Obama campaign: ___


  • Where’d the time go? Obama girls now young women

    NEW YORK (AP) — Who were those willowy young women with Barack and Michelle Obama — and where’d they hide little Sasha and Malia? Four years is a long time …


  • US faces deadline on Haqqani network decision

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration faces a weekend deadline to decide whether the Pakistan-based Haqqani network should be declared a terrorist organization, a complicated political decision as the U.S. …


  • Obama, Romney plunge into 60-day race to election

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sixty days to the election, President Barack Obama is charging onto the campaign trail pleading for patience from hard-pressed Americans toying with the notion of change, …


  • Obama’s task: Keep the race a choice

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s fall mission: Remind voters why they chose him in the first place, hope the economy doesn’t get worse — and paint Mitt Romney …


  • FACT CHECK: Obama and the phantom peace dividend

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama laid claim to a peace dividend that doesn’t exist when he told the nation he wants to use money saved by ending wars to …


  • Forecast of modest US job gains may not lift Obama

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely added jobs last month, though probably not enough to push down the unemployment rate. A tepid report Friday on hiring in August would provide …


  • Attention now turns to Peterson’s 4th wife

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — She loomed over Drew Peterson’s murder trial, though her disappearance and the suspicion that the former Illinois police officer killed her was never mentioned in front …

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