By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks edged lower in morning trading Wednesday as investors weighed a budget deal out of Washington and the outlook for economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
Laboratory Corporation of America fell the most in the broader stock market. It
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The CEO of Delta Air Lines says a bigger security fee being considered in Congress will be paid by travelers, not by the airlines themselves.
CEO Richard Anderson calls the fee a tax, and says it means fares are going up. He says the increase
LONDON (AP) - Four people have been arrested by detectives investigating the suspected theft of 1 million pounds ($1.6 million) from two U.K. banks, police in London said Wednesday.
Metropolitan Police said search warrants executed at two addresses on Tuesday as part of the investigation turned up
NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft says more than 2 million of its Xbox One consoles have been sold since the system's launch 18 days ago.
That works out to an average of 111,111 units per day. And company officials say users have spent over 83 million hours with the games, TV, and apps on Xbox One
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland's debt-ridden LOT airline says it has improved its finances through cost cuts and a reorganization of its business.
LOT said Wednesday it will close the year with a deficit of some 20 million zlotys ($5 million), or some 110 million zlotys less than expected.
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is taking new action to help phase out the use of antibiotics in meat.
The agency announced Wednesday that it will ask pharmaceutical companies to voluntarily stop marketing drugs that are important for
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is little changed in early trading as investors weigh a budget deal out of Washington and a batch of corporate news.
The Dow Jones industrial average eased 20 points to 15,951 shortly after the market opened Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The multi-decade search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about the future of efforts to develop a female equivalent to Viagra.
Sprout Pharmaceuticals said Wednesday it has reached an
By ALI ZERDINAssociated Press
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) - Slovenia said Wednesday it has enough funds to shore up its indebted banks, indicating the small European Union country will not be seeking an international bailout.
The central bank said in a statement "the government has enough means to
PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech brewery Budejovicky Budvar NP says a Portuguese trade court has upheld a decision prohibiting its rival, Anheuser-Busch InBev, from using the Budweiser name in the country.
State-owned Budvar says the ruling bans AB InBev, the world's largest brewer, from selling its
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart
A man who has already endured more than most is facing a new challenge.
Over the weekend, James VanCuren's snow tires were stolen from outside his garage before being installed on his truck.
"I'm not taking the pass this time of year with bald tires," said VanCuren.
The loss of his tires
Monday night, the Spokane city council voted 6-0 to bring back the boot for habitual parking offenders. The city has not used the boot since the 1980's. The city says in the past ten years there have been more than 4 million dollars in unpaid parking tickets equaling around 90,000 unpaid