December 21, 2011 RSS feed / World

Showdown over payroll tax tests Obama, GOP

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Stuck in a stalemate, President Barack Obama and his Republican rivals are slugging it out in Washington rather than reaching for a holiday season accord to prevent payroll taxes from going up on 160 million workers. More...

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Crowd of mourners gather for Kim Jong Il PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Tens of thousands of mourners packed Pyongyang’s snowy main square today to pay respects to late leader Kim Jong Il as North Korea tightened security in cities and wo More...

Roads reopen after storm

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Romney, Gingrich slugfest intensifies

OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) — The slugfest between Republican presidential frontrunners Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich is escalating, as the two sparred from a distance with attack ads that have come to dominate the volatile contest. More...

Bon Jovi: ‘Heaven looks a lot like N.J.’

RED BANK, N. J. ( AP) — Jon Bon Jovi wants duped fans to know he’s not dead, and he has posted a photo proving it. More...