By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets rose Friday after Spain announced severe budget cuts meant to show international lenders and investors that the country is making progress toward getting its debt under control.
The Spanish government on Thursday unveiled a
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A little-known official translation of the U.S. national anthem in Spanish is now part of the Smithsonian Institution's collection.
After World War II, musician and composer Clotilde Arias, an immigrant from Peru living in New York City,
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The nonprofit PTA sued a for-profit rival on Wednesday, accusing it of denigrating the established group in a bid to siphon off members - a dispute that highlights underlying tensions as parents consider changes in how they interact with their
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Look out, Alec Baldwin.
Edward Norton, Jonah Hill, Snoop Dogg and several other stars are slated to play in a celebrity tournament of the popular online game "Words With Friends" for charity. The celebs will begin facing off against
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Democratic Rep. Pete Stark, the longest-serving member of California's largest-in-the-nation congressional delegation, offered a taste of his trademark invective.
"It's a question of choosing experience, or a novice who likes to
By MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Barnes & Noble is rolling out two new versions of its Nook tablet with sleek new hardware and a sharper high-definition screen. The bookseller's move heightens the already intense tablet wars heading into the holiday season.
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Airline passengers can expect fewer carriers to choose from, fewer flights to smaller cities and more baggage and other fees as the industry continues to grapple with high fuel prices and a weak economy, according to a government report released
By The Associated Press
NOOK VIDEO: Barnes & Noble Inc. says it will launch a video service this fall that lets users buy and watch movies and TV shows on their mobile devices and televisions.
THE CONTENT: The New York-based company says users of Nook Video will be able to shop an extensive
NEW YORK (AP) - Barnes & Noble Inc. says it will launch a video service this fall that lets users buy and watch movies and TV shows on their mobile devices and televisions.
The New York-based company says users of Nook Video will be able to shop an extensive collection of movies and shows from
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
Toys R Us is hiring 45,000 seasonal workers to staff up its pop up stores and help fulfill its expanded customer services, like shipping online purchases to stores, this holiday.
That a nearly 13 percent jump from the 40,000 seasonal workers the Wayne, N.J.-based