By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CANDICE CHOIAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Many Americans appear to be watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
Money is still tight for some. Others are fed up with commercialism of the holidays. Still others are waiting for bigger
By COLLEEN BARRYAssociated Press
SOAVE, Italy (AP) - For the first time in the five years of Italy's economic crisis, grass-roots protests expressing frustration and anger at Italy's political class are spreading across the nation.
Students are marching through cities and towns, small
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Technology problems with President Barack Obama's health care website are forcing the administration to extend a federal insurance plan for some of the sickest patients by a month.
The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan was
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mixed in midday trading as prospects for a budget deal and more signs of a U.S. recovery suggest that the Federal Reserve may wind down its support for the economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 15,762 at noon Thursday. The Dow
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler told members of
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Bulgaria and Westinghouse Electric Co. have signed a preliminary agreement on the potential construction of an AP1000 unit at the only nuclear plant in the Balkan country, which relies heavily on Russia for its energy supplies.
Under Thursday's deal, Westinghouse will
By SARAH SKIDMORE SELLAP Business Writer
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares jumped in initial trading Thursday as the company returns to the market in the largest hotel IPO ever.
The hotelier was taken private in 2007 by the Blackstone Group. It returned as a publicly traded company Thursday,
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece says it beat its budget targets in the first 11 months of the year and is on track to achieve a modest primary surplus - that is, excluding the cost of servicing its crushing debt burden - for the full year.
A finance ministry statement on Thursday says preliminary
By DAVID McHUGH and TOM KRISHERAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Automaker Volkswagen said Thursday it was replacing the head of its U.S. division, which has struggled to reach sales goals.
The company said Jonathan Browning, 54, was leaving his job as president and CEO of Volkswagen
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Emergency crews on the south hill were called to a car crash late Wednesday night.
Police say around 11:00pm a man was driving his SUV westbound on 37th when he went through the stop sign at Perry, hit a brick landscaping
The Grant County Sheriff's Office found a man outside of Moses Lake in the 2800 block of Road 5 NE Wednesday morning with a gunshot wound.
In a press release, the Sheriff's Office says the man was immediately airlifted to a hospital and is in critical condition. The Sheriff's
Jihawg Ammo is becoming famous for their pork-infused bullet, which has caused controversy due to questions of religious intolerance and bigotry.
Jihawg Ammo gained national attention over the summer as media outlets around the country discovered the controversial bullet manufacturer.