By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Power up and shop.
Millions of Americans took advantage of online deals ranging from free shipping to hundreds of dollars off electronics and half-price clothing Monday, which was expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year.
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is closing lower after the holiday shopping season got off to a disappointing start.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 16,008.77 Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell four points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,800.90
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Freezing rain and stinging winds slammed the Southwest Friday and made a strangely blank landscape out of normally sun-drenched North Texas: mostly empty highways covered in a sometimes impassable frost, closed schools and businesses, and millions of