By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Republican officials are looking to promote a fresh group of diverse rising stars to help resolve their election woes, while frustrated party elders insist that all Republicans must offer more solutions for the nation's most pressing issues.
By Julie Strickland
A whopping 84 percent of American small businesses and start-ups see greater growth opportunities at home than abroad, according to research by Dell and Intel released Monday.
Of the business owners surveyed, more than half expect their sales and finances to improve, and 77
By JESSE WASHINGTONAP National Writer
WEXFORD, Pa. (AP) - Inside the Big Buck Sport Shop, where mounted moose and deer heads loom over rifles, handguns, targets and ammunition, the customers have no doubt: More gun laws will not save lives.
Fifteen miles south, in the city of Pittsburgh, many
By By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines is changing the way it charges you to fly.
American will charge $68 or $88 more per round trip for economy-class passengers who want a ticket that lets them check baggage or change the reservation later without getting hit by
NEW YORK (AP) - Thanksgiving shopping may have taken a hit in Black Friday sales, but the overall start to the holiday season was solid, according to the latest data released late Tuesday.
Chicago-based-ShopperTrak, which analyzes foot traffic, said that customer visits were up 8.2 percent for the
By CHARLES HUTZLERAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Long-anointed successor Xi Jinping assumes the leadership of China at a time when the ruling Communist Party is confronting slower economic growth, a public clamor to end corruption and demands for change that threaten its hold on power.
NEW YORK (AP) - A business consultant who pieced together information from Google to learn about a man she says was fixating on her online has sued him in a New York court.
Carla Franklin filed the lawsuit Tuesday in state Supreme Court in Manhattan. The former model and actress wants unspecified
By LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Amy Schultz Pearson is 31, married and has two young daughters. She just began training in anesthesiology and will be working 50 to 80 hours a week.
Pearson has a message for Anne-Marie Slaughter, the former
By Gloria Goodale
It's prom season -- and the Internet behemoth, Facebook, is all dressed up and ready to dance with both Wall Street and small-time investors. Its much-anticipated IPO, now valued at some $100 billion, is finally launching, but as the digital giant tries to sell itself as the