February 22, 2012 RSS feed / World

NYPD built secret files on mosques

NEWARK, N. J. ( AP) — Americans living and working in New Jersey’s largest city were subjected to surveillance as part of the New York Police Department’s effort to build databases of where Muslims work, shop and pray. More...

Across Europe, cuts have caused pain

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Europe has endured the pain of layoffs, wage cuts and tax increases designed to bring government debt under control. So where’s the gain? More...

Divers in Italy find 4 more ship bodies

ROME ( AP) — Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia have found what appears to be four more bodies on the cruise ship. More...

Obama seeks 28 percent corp. tax rate

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is proposing to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent and wants an even lower effective rate for manufacturers, a senior administration official says, as the White House lays down an electionyear More...

Suspect in Capitol bomb sting expected in courtroom today

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man charged following a yearlong FBI investigation with plotting a suicide bombing inside the U.S. Capitol was expected to make a second court appearance today. More...

Church offers drive-thru for Ash Wednesday

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio church is offering a drive-thru Ash Wednesday blessing for parishioners who might be pressed for time today. The Rev. Patricia Anderson Cook of Mt. More...

Poll: GOP voters split, but Obama tops all 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surging Rick Santorum is running even with Mitt Romney atop the Republican presidential field, but neither candidate is faring well against President Barack Obama eight months before Americans vote, a new survey shows. More...