A group of southern lawmakers are trying to secure billions in emergency aid for farmers.
They say growers affected by bad weather can not wait for help under the existing federal farm programs.
Early season drought and late season rain has hur
Federal authorities announced Monday that they have seized $26 million worth of "knockoff" DVDs, CDs, clothing, electronics, cosmetics, phones, holiday ornaments, and pharmaceuticals in a carefully coordinated counterfeit bust.
The five Americans accused this week of traveling to Pakistan to wage jihad cap what appears to be a record year for homegrown terror plots, exposing a trend that experts say poses the biggest challenge America's security officials have ever faced.
Danish police released hundreds of activists who were detained during a climate demonstration as environment ministers met for informal talks aimed at advancing negotiations on a new global warming pact.
Amanda Knox told The Associated Press from her jail cell Sunday that she is scared but hopeful eight days after an Italian court sentenced her to 26 years in prison for the murder of her British roommate.