By Stephen Ohlemacher AP Writer Washington — The Senate’s bipartisan jobs bill includes a tax break for companies that hire unemployed workers, money for highway construction, relief for private pensions and a one-year extension of the Patriot Act used to ...Read More »
By Andrew Taylor AP Writer Washington — The Senate is where legislation often goes to die, and it’s looking like that’s the fate awaiting a new jobs bill wanted by President Barack Obama. The deficit-financed jobs bill limped out of ...Read More »
Alfred de Montesquiou AP Writer Algiers, Algeria — Al-Qaida-linked militants ambushed a convoy of Algerian police escorting Chinese construction workers near a highway building site, killing at least 21 officers and wounding several others, a local official and Algerian newspapers ...
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David Dishneau AP Writer Hagerstown, MD — America’s highways are taking on a shaggier look for the peak travel season. Grasses, shrubs and wildflowers are exploding across median strips and road shoulders this summer as states cut back on mowing ...Read More »