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US stock futures little changed

US stock futures little changedNEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures were little changed on Tuesday, suggesting that a three-day slump in the market may abate. Investors will also start to focus on company earnings this week.

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Does the White House have a gender pay gap?

Does the White House have a gender pay gap?In the latest round in a long, bitter duel between Democrats and Republicans over which party is more on the side of women voters, White House press secretary Jay Carney was hit with questions on Monday from reporters about a report finding that the salary for the average median White House female staffer is about 12 percent lower than that for a male staffer. The median woman working in the White House makes about $65,000, almost $9,000 less

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Displaced again, Sandy victims escape motel fire

Displaced again, Sandy victims escape motel firePOINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Having endured one disaster already, victims of Superstorm Sandy found a temporary refuge in a motel two blocks from the beach in this popular summer resort town.

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2 more arrested in mob beating of driver

2 more arrested in mob beating of driverDETROIT (AP) — Two men were arrested in connection with the severe mob beating of a suburban motorist who had accidentally hit a 10-year-old boy who stepped in front of his truck, police said Monday.

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Police keep quiet about cell-tracking technology

Police keep quiet about cell-tracking technologyWASHINGTON (AP) — Police across the country may be intercepting phone calls or text messages to find suspects using a technology tool known as Stingray. But they're refusing to turn over details about its use or heavily censoring files when they do.

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ECB won't adopt threshold-based rate guidance: Constancio

ECB won't adopt threshold-based rate guidance: ConstancioBy Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will not tie interest-rate policy to specific economic thresholds, a top policymaker said on Saturday. "We think it would not be useful," ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Saturday, referring to the threshold-based approach to monetary policy that the U.S. Federal Reserve abandoned this week after using it for just over a year. He also dismissed the idea of giving

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