By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The company that persuaded hundreds of thousands of parents to buy Your Baby Can Read products is going out of business, citing the high cost of fighting complaints alleging its ads were false.
Your Baby Can LLC announced the decision on its
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Grass and freshly planted trees are sprouting in a new town park that sits atop the site of a vermiculite plant that once spewed asbestos dust across the mountain community of Libby - a welcome dose of normalcy for a city that has become
By ALLEN G. BREED and HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - The photograph, scratched and undated, is captioned "Brother Jordan Anderson." He is a middle-aged black man with a long beard and a righteous stare, as if he were a preacher locking eyes with a sinner, or a judge about to
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
CLIFTON, Va. (AP) - An unrelenting President Barack Obama jabbed at Mitt Romney's record with a private equity firm in an ad Saturday that aimed to keep his rival on the defensive just as the Republican challenger's campaign hoped to take advantage of poor
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The company behind plans to build a scientific ghost town says it is pulling out of a deal to develop the make-believe city near Hobbs.
Pegasus Global Holdings in May announced with much fanfare its selection of a 15-square mile site in
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Genetic material from Asian carp has been discovered in Lake Erie water samples collected nearly a year ago, officials said Friday.
Researchers with the University of Notre Dame, Central Michigan University and The Nature
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney's woes keep piling on. In the latest string of troubles, Macy's won a preliminary injunction against Martha Stewart Living that would prevent it from selling some of its products at the chain.
The decision from New York
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Friday he is hopeful a major trans-Pacific trade pact will be completed in 2013, but not this year as originally planned.
Chamber president, Thomas Donohue, was speaking ahead of a trip to
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
Wells Fargo is reporting higher earnings for the second quarter thanks to a pickup in lending and a decline in the amount of bad loans.
The San Francisco-based bank's net income rose 18 percent to $4.4 billion, compared to $3.7 billion in the same period
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The voter registration form arrived in the mail last month with some key information already filled in: Rosie Charlston's name was complete, as was her Seattle address.
Problem is, Rosie was a black lab who died in 1998.
A group called the