By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Charles Schumer urged regulators to "use extreme caution" when reviewing the proposed acquisition of No. 3 cell carrier Sprint Nextel by Japan's Softbank, saying the Japanese company's use of Chinese networking equipment could open
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Health officials are investigating cases involving patients who suffered complications after being injected with potentially contaminated medications made by a Tennessee specialty pharmacy.
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday the
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Delta's formula for winning over New York travelers is simple: floor-to-ceiling windows, abundant power outlets and a burger joint with a cult-like following.
The airline opened a sprawling $1.4 billion terminal at Kennedy Airport Friday, a
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is hoping this weekend's release of the resurrected TV series "Arrested Development" will draw more subscribers to its Internet video service.
The award-winning show about the dysfunctional Bluth family returns Sunday, seven
By KARL RITTER and JORGE RUEDAAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's president has ordered the creation of a new workers' militia to defend the country's "Bolivarian revolution" at a time when the government faces economic problems and political turmoil.
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil fell 2 percent this week, as oil traders worried about global demand and shared the stock market's concerns about possible changes to the Federal Reserve economic stimulus program.
The loss Friday was just 10 cents, to $94.15 a barrel.
By LUIS ANDRES HENAOAssociated Press
VALLENAR, Chile (AP) - Chile's environmental regulator blocked Barrick Gold Corp.'s $8.5 billion Pascua-Lama project on Friday and imposed its maximum fine on the world's largest gold miner, citing "very serious" violations of its environmental
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - News Corp. said its board of directors has approved plans to split its entertainment and publishing businesses into two separate companies. The company also adopted a shareholder-rights plan designed to prevent a hostile takeover in the
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Major stock indexes closed out their first weekly loss in a month in quiet trading Friday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 0.91 of a point to close at 1,649.60. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 8.60 points to 15,303, a gain of
WASHINGTON (AP) - China has agreed to give U.S. regulators access to audit records for Chinese companies whose shares trade on U.S. stock exchanges, a step forward in a long-running dispute.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, a watchdog agency for the accounting industry, announced the
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It seems that the impossible has occurred: The nation's most congested city has become a model for traffic control.
Yes, gridlock still prevails and drivers' blood pressure still spikes as LA's traffic arteries seize up during every
CHEWELAH, Wash. - Firefighters in Chewelah were called to an RV park Saturday after reports of a structure fire.
When crews arrived at the RV park behind the 49er Motel they found an RV fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to put the flames out, however the RV is a total loss.
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Teachers and students at Plaza Towers Elementary School hunkered down against the storm just as they had been taught in countless tornado drills, their principal said Friday, recounting how she walked the halls until the twister was on the