The Wealthy Behind the Presidential Race
billionaire creator of Slim-Fast brand, chairman of S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace. Donation: $1.2 million * Barbara Stiefel - retiree in Coral Gables, Florida. Donation: $1.1 million * United Auto Workers - Donations through various
Syria exposes Lebanon's thin veneer of stability
is becoming a country where everyone can throw their trash," Azzi said. "There are some Lebanese who are always ready to burn their country at the orders of foreign countries." ___ AP writer Barbara Surk contributed to this report.
Lebanon protesters try to storm government palace
the face of so much terror. "We came for Lebanon's future," said mourner Rama Fakhouri, an interior designer. "And to show that we will not be scared." ___ AP writers Bassem Mroue and Barbara Surk contributed to this report.
Europe Stocks Struggle With Drug Stocks Lower
European stock markets struggled in early trade on Tuesday, with some support coming from a late-session turnaround for Wall Street overnight.
Gold, Oil Prices Drop Sharply, Tracking Stocks
Commodity prices dropped on Tuesday as U.S. stock-market futures fell sharply, mirroring losses seen in European stock markets.
Oil Prices Rise on Supply Worries, Mideast Tension
Crude oil prices edged above $90 a barrel supported by supply concerns and continued tensions encircling Syria.
Santa Barbara wildfire now 100 percent contained
Firefighters Thursday were able to surround a wildfire that briefly threatened 100 homes in rugged hillsides north of Santa Barbara . The 44-acre blaze was 100 percent contained at about 5 p.m. Fourteen aircraft helped ground crews battle flames in rocky
Calif. fire threatens 100 homes near Santa Barbara
A California wildfire in the rugged hills overlooking Santa Barbara threatened about 100 homes Wednesday, but an aggressive air and ground attack and tamer-than-expected afternoon winds helped