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Arizona governor returns home amid furor over bill

FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer speaks during her State of the State address at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. The Republican governor faced intensifying pressure Tuesday from CEOs, politicians in Washington and state lawmakers in her own...

Judge Halts Use Of Ohio Village Speeding Cameras

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ordered a southwest Ohio village to stop using speeding cameras, saying they violate motorists’ rights to due process. Butler County Judge Michael Sage also granted a motion for class action status, meaning thousands of drivers could seek...

Bank of America faces new probes

Bank of America is facing new probes into its mortgage practices as well as its foreign exchange business. The bank, which has already paid out billions of dollars to settle legal claims resulting from the housing and financial crisis, said in a regulatory filing late Tuesday...
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Founder of Liberation Theology hailed at Vatican

Peruvian theologian Gustavo Gutierrez speaks during the presentation of the book, to which he contributed, “Poor for the poors, the mission of the Church” by Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller, background, in Vatican City, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. Gutierrez is considered...
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Torre: Banning home plate collisions not realistic

Joe Torre, executive vice president of baseball operations for Major League Baseball, speaks during a media availability after a meeting about the new instant replay rules with team management from the Houston Astros, the Washington Nationals, the Atlanta Braves, and the Detroit...

Morgan Stanley in preliminary deal to settle probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley says it has reached a preliminary agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle an investigation into the investment bank’s subprime mortgage business. Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $275 million in fines to settle...
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Drinking games with cast of new comedy ‘Mixology’

This undated image released by ABC shows the cast of the new series “Mixology,” top row from left, Andrew Santino and Craig Frank, bottom row from left, Adam Campbell, Adan Canto, Blake Lee, Alexis Carra, Frankie Shaw, Kate Simses, Vanessa Lengies and Ginger Gonzaga....

Panel faults US gov’t over offshore tax evasion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billions of dollars in U.S. taxes are going unpaid because Americans are exploiting Swiss bank accounts, and the U.S. government has failed to aggressively pursue Switzerland’s second-largest bank, a Senate investigation has found. The bank, Credit...
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C. African Republic orphans walk to refuge alone

Ibrahim Adamou sits on a bench at a Catholic church in Carnot a town 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the Cameroonian border, in the Central African Republic Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ibrahim Adamou wasn’t sure whether any of his five siblings had survived the attack by...
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Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin

Bitcoin trader Kolin Burges, right, of London and American Aaron (only his first name was given) hold protest signs as they conduct a sit-in in front of the office tower housing Mt. Gox in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The website of major Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is offline...