WASHINGTON - A top White House adviser insisted President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the administration for answers on Sunday.
May 19, 2013 10:15 am | The Associated Press
TORONTO - As Canada's biggest banks prepare to report their second-quarter results, analysts say those that rely more heavily on wealth management and global markets will fare better amid slowing growth in Canadian retail banking.
May 19, 2013 06:15 am | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press
TORONTO - North American markets will focus this week on the release of the latest minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve for any clues on when the world's largest economy will taper off its aggressive monetary stimulus program.
May 19, 2013 06:15 am | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Hundreds of tons of frozen mutton, lamb and beef from New Zealand have been stranded on Chinese docks after China halted imports from the country due to a certification dispute.
May 19, 2013 11:00 pm | Nick Perry, The Associated Press
Two men have been arrested in the killing of a teenage boy over an iPad in Las Vegas, police said Sunday.
May 19, 2013 08:30 pm | Martin Griffith, The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Sunbathers headed to the beach this summer will find new sunscreen labels on store shelves that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use. But despite those long-awaited changes, many sunscreens continue to carry SPF ratings that some experts consider misleading and potentially dangerous, according to a consumer watchdog group.
May 19, 2013 08:15 pm | Matthew Perrone, The Associated Press
CAMARILLO, Calif. - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 11 cents over the past two weeks.
May 19, 2013 04:30 pm | The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighbourhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
May 19, 2013 04:30 pm | Greg Risling, The Associated Press
FLINTSTONE, Md. - The flashy jangle of slot machines is a far cry from the stillness of Rocky Gap State Park in western Maryland, but state and local leaders are betting that this week's planned casino opening will transform a struggling lakeside lodge into the economic engine its planners envisioned 15 years ago.
May 19, 2013 03:45 pm | David Dishneau, The Associated Press
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of the country's biggest bank, faces a key test this week: His shareholders are voting on whether to let him keep both jobs.
May 19, 2013 03:45 pm | Christina Rexrode, The Associated Press