By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday, she lost.
Jurors sided with the real estate mogul-turned-TV showman in a weeklong civil trial focused on Jacqueline Goldberg's claim that Trump cheated her in a bait-and-
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House members writing a bipartisan immigration bill said Thursday they had patched over a dispute that threatened their efforts, even as they and the rest of Congress prepared to return home for a weeklong recess where many could confront voters
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A website partially funded by the oil and gas industry could be a "constructive" tool for federal regulators as they consider requiring public disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, Senate Energy Committee Chairman Ron
By SUZAN FRASERAssociated Press
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish lawmakers on Thursday began debating a bill that bans all alcohol advertising and tightens restrictions on sales of such beverages - a proposal the government insists is aimed at protecting the young from the ills of spirits but which
NEW YORK (AP) - Kerry Kennedy has joined farmworkers protesting outside Wendy's shareholder meeting in New York City.
The protesters said Thursday they want Wendy's to sign an agreement to safeguard working conditions for Florida tomato pickers.
Other fast-food chains including McDonald
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A prominent firm in the business of advising big shareholders on how to vote in elections for company directors is paying a $300,000 fine to settle federal civil charges of failing to protect clients' confidential voting information.
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee for commerce secretary was questioned briefly about her ties to a subprime mortgage lender that failed in 2001 and her role as a beneficiary of family offshore trusts in the Bahamas, but those were minor bumps in
MILAN (AP) - A Milan appeals court has explained why it upheld Silvia Berlusconi's tax fraud conviction, saying the politician illegally purchased the rights to broadcast U.S. movies on his private TV network, then falsely declared the payments to avoid taxes.
The court made its ruling May 8,
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil fell Thursday as weak manufacturing data from China raised questions about the strength of oil demand in the world's No. 2 economy.
Oil's decline was exacerbated by sharp declines in global stock markets amid indications that the U.S
NEW YORK (AP) - Stock prices are slightly lower at midday on Wall Street after manufacturing contracted unexpectedly in China this month.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 10 points at 15,297 as of noon Eastern Daylight Time, a loss of 0.1 percent. It had been down 127 points in the early
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Sunday. That's according to a White House official, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the trip ahead of the official announcement and requested anonymity. A
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday
BICKLETON, Wash. (AP) - A freak snow has given students a snow day in May in the Klickitat County town of Bickleton. School Superintendent Ric Palmer says 10-to-12 inches fell in places overnight and heavy snow brought some tree branches down on lines, knocking out power and