By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix subscribers watched more than 1 billion hours of online video last month as the advent of high-speed Internet connections and high-powered mobile devices change people's viewing habits.
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Andy Griffith's gift to the show that bore his name wasn't just the homespun wisdom of the plain-spoken sheriff he played. It was the place he created: a small town where all foibles are forgiven and friendships are
By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of new cars and trucks surged in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off by slower hiring and other scary headlines.
Automakers sold nearly 1.3 million
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The rare Washington consensus behind Obama administration policy toward Myanmar is showing signs of cracks as American businesses grow impatient to invest there and human rights groups push back.
By SHANNON YOUNGAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The U.S. government said Monday it has completed an environmental assessment that will guide construction of wind projects in a swath of federal waters off the coasts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with the hope of offering
Avista Press Release:
SPOKANE, Wash. – July 2, 2012: Avista has filed requests with the
utility commissions in Washington and Idaho to suspend the company's natural
gas energy efficiency programs. The requests were prompted by continuing low
wholesale natural gas prices and abundant
By The Associated Press
PUTTING THE 'US' IN AIRBUS: The European airplane manufacturer will build commercial planes in the U.S. for the first time. The company has long been aiming to boost its U.S. presence. The plant will be in Mobile, Ala.
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A surge in homebuilding pushed U.S. construction spending up by the largest amount in five months, the latest indication that the housing sector is slowly recovering.
Construction spending rose 0.9
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Officials from Cyprus' potential rescue creditors are on their way to the island nation to begin talks on the terms of a bailout, the country's finance ministry said Monday.
By DON THOMPSONAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California would become the first state to write into law much of the national mortgage settlement negotiated this year with the nation's top five banks, and expand it to all lenders, under wide-ranging legislation