By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power's big drawbacks: The sun doesn't always shine.
The solution: big battery packs that will provide backup power while lowering electric bills. The supplier:
By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - America's first pony car - the Ford Mustang - is celebrating its 50th birthday with a swoon-worthy new design and plans to go global.
Ford Motor Co. was to reveal the 2015 Mustang Thursday morning at events in New York, Los Angeles,
By SAMANTHA CRITCHELLAP Fashion Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Orchid is growing on us: A version of the purple hue is Pantone Inc.'s color of the year for 2014.
It follows this year's pick of emerald green.
Officially known as Radiant Orchid, the tropical shade is a color-wheel contrast to green,
By JOSHUA GOODMANAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelans have been scrambling for dollars for weeks, taking refuge in the greenback as their own currency is in free fall. Rather than address the economic imbalances behind the bolivar's plunge, the government is going after the
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies.
Some services including Twitter
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - The nation's largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
Gus Melonas, a
NEW YORK (AP) - New Yorkers who say electronic cigarettes helped them quit smoking asked city lawmakers at a hearing on Wednesday not to ban the nicotine inhalers from restaurants, workplaces and other indoor spaces, saying there isn't enough evidence they pose a health risk to justify their
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are ending mostly lower as investors weigh conflicting economic reports and assess the outlook for Federal Reserve stimulus.
Major U.S. indexes moved between gains and losses before ending lower Wednesday.
Conflicting news about the economy left investors unsure about when
NEW YORK (AP) - Paper copies of Newsweek will again roll off the presses starting next year.
Editor-in-Chief Jim Impoco says the news magazine's owners, IBT Media, want to "hit the reset button" and move to a business model where a weekly print magazine would be mainly supported by subscription
By DAVID McFADDENAssociated Press
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on medical marijuana, a growing global industry that he asserted Wednesday could be a boon for the island's chronically limping economy.
KHQ.COM - On Wednesday afternoon a Washington State Patrol trooper crashed while driving to stop a wrong-way driver on Hwy. 195 just 3 miles south of Spokane. Fortunately no one was injured.
The northbound lane was partially blocking for a short time, but it was opened shortly after.
BREAKING UPDATE: Lt. Stu Miller of the Kootenai County Sheriff's Dept. believes they have just made an arrest and that the suspect in the Athol manhunt is in custody.
All Athol Elementary School buses will be running 2 hours late. Parents can drop their kids off as soon as the school is open
On December 2, 2013 the Stevens County Sheriff's Office was asked to conduct a welfare check on a woman from the Tacoma area who never returned home from the Loon Lake area.
Deputies say 51-year-old Susan Yager was staying at a cabin on the lake during the holiday weekend, and when she