Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
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Winds blow smoke from forest fires in Canada into Midwest
Bill Borghoff, a weather service forecaster in Chanhassen, Minnesota, says the smoky skies should remain through Wednesday but then shift to the east.
Authorities say law enforcement officers have shot and killed a distraught man who pointed a shotgun at them during a standoff at an upstate New York home.
Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo says deputies and state troopers were called late Monday night for a report of a man threatening to harm himself at a home in the town of Edinburg, in the southern Adirondacks 40 miles northwest of Albany.
The school board in Maine's largest city will not rush to fill the position that will become vacant when the current superintendent leaves for a new job in Kentucky.
School board chairwoman Sarah Thompson says the board will set a timeline for a superintendent search.
On the second day of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, some spectators fanned themselves and used umbrellas for shade from the scorching sun.
British trains were ordered to run slower than usual for fear rails would buckle in the heat, while health officials advised children and people with lung conditions to take precautions to stay cool and drink plenty of water.
Italian authorities forecast temperatures of up to 36 C (97 F) — several degrees above average for this time of year — and also warned of the potential harmful effects on public health.
Jesus Gutierrez, a 51-year-old who runs a small kiosk selling cold drinks and ice creams by the Spanish capital's popular Plaza de Colon square, said he has been selling so many bottles of water that he doesn't have time to chill them properly in the fridge before selling them.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the state's wind turbine construction rules Tuesday, saying they're valid even though regulators didn't develop a report on how the regulations would affect the housing industry.
Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson wrote in the court's 33-page opinion that the Public Service Commission considered voluminous evidence about turbines' effects on housing — including a report from its own wind siting council, other states' regulations, expert testimony and public comments — and reasonably concluded the turbines don't hurt residential property values.
In her dissenting opinion, Chief Justice Patience Roggensack said the Public Service Commission didn't follow state law in creating the rules and was obligated to obtain a housing report.
The court ruled Tuesday that Hillary Tyler's second-degree murder conviction was tainted by improper expert testimony.
The court ruled that jurors shouldn't have heard testimony from a state medical examiner, who ruled the baby drowned based on Tyler's alleged confession and not on any scientific findings.