Court to weigh impact of disability law on police

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The Supreme Court will consider whether police must comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act when confronting armed or violent suspects who are mentally ill.

High court to review EPA mercury limits

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

Obama: No excuse for violent, destructive protest

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

President Barack Obama sharply rebuked protesters Tuesday night for racially charged violence in Missouri, saying there was no excuse for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying other property after a grand jury declined to indict the white police officer who shot a black teenager.

IRS workers to receive bonuses of 1 percent

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Rank-and-file IRS workers are again getting a bonus.

More-confident US households step up borrowing

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Americans are slowly but steadily borrowing more money, bringing to an end a five-year effort to cut household debt that has slowed consumer spending and the economy.

Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

US consumer confidence falls in November

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

U.S. consumer confidence fell in November following a big gain the previous month, as Americans became less bullish about the economy and jobs.

How much do you know about how the Internet works?

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, according to a new Pew Research study released Tuesday.

Israelis said to search Palestinian soccer group

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

An alleged search of the Palestinian Football Association headquarters in the West Bank by the Israeli military was denounced Tuesday by the head of Asia's soccer federation.

US home price gains slow for 10th straight month

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

U.S. home prices rose in September at the slowest pace in more than two years, reflecting modest sales gains and a rising number of available homes.

French tennis federation official banned for life

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

A French chair umpire on the futures and challenger tours became the first official to be suspended for corruption by the Tennis Integrity Unit when he received a life ban on Tuesday.

US economy posts even stronger growth in Q3

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more than a decade and pulling further ahead of other big economies of the world.

German league chief tells Blatter to resign

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

German league chief Reinhard Rauball says he called FIFA president Sepp Blatter to ask him to resign over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

Legal scholars: Obama's immigration actions lawful

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

More than 100 immigration professors and scholars declared Tuesday that President Barack Obama's decision to make several million immigrants illegally in the United States eligible to be spared from deportation is constitutional and within his administrative powers.

Irish football chief sorry for nationalist song

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The Football Association of Ireland chief executive apologized on Tuesday for any offense caused by singing an Irish nationalist song in a pub.

Israeli search of Palestinian footy HQ condemned

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

An alleged search of the Palestinian Football Association headquarters in the West Bank by the Israeli military was denounced by Asian Football Confederation president Sheik Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa on Tuesday.

Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."

Hagel resignation comes at messy moment for US

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.

Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Counting your calories will become easier under new government rules requiring chain restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores — and even movie theaters, amusement parks and vending machines — to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus.