By GREG KELLERAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - The chief executive of PSA Peugeot Citroen, France's largest carmaker, admits his company is "in the eye of the hurricane" as Europe's car makers face an expected 6th straight year of falling sales in 2013.
And things aren't expected to
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's biggest steelmaker said Thursday it has shut down a mill in Shanghai in a new sign of weakening growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Baosteel Group's announcement adds to a drumbeat of bad news including a decline in
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities looking for any trace of two missing children doggedly sifted the ashes of a deadly house fire, searched rolling farmland nearby and untangled complicated family relationships.
Investigators aren't sure if 9-year-old
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
VAUGHN, N.M. (AP) - A drug-sniffing dog now is the only certified member of the police force in the small eastern New Mexico town of Vaughn.
Police Chief Ernest "Chris" Armijo decided to step down Wednesday after news stories reported that he wasn't
By BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix man has been accused of dressing his 16-year-old nephew in a sheet and sending him into a busy street with a fake grenade launcher, then filming the masked teenager pointing the faux weapon at passing cars.
Authorities said it was all to
By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Chemist Annie Dookhan was "Superwoman," a colleague at a Massachusetts state crime lab used to joke. She seemed unstoppable in her quest to please prosecutors, police and her bosses, testing two to three times more drug samples than anyone else,
By KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Medicare routinely refilled pain pills and other restricted medications that are barred by federal law from renewal without a fresh prescription, government inspectors said in a report Thursday.
The report based on 2009 data found three-quarters of
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - A New Zealand spying agency apologizes after acknowledging it broke the law by spying on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.
The Government Communications Security Bureau is authorized only to spy on foreigners. However, a report released Thursday by Prime Minister John
ORDWAY, Colo. (AP) - An imprisoned sex offender described as a person of interest in the death of a female corrections officer had been disciplined multiple times for sexual harassment of women employees at another Colorado prison where the victim previously worked, authorities said Wednesday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The University of Tennessee is investigating allegations that fraternity members took alcohol enemas, leading one student to be hospitalized, and a national fraternity has suspended its chapter in Knoxville.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/Pndf7d) reports the