By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - There's no doubt that Wayne Treacy ruthlessly attacked a teenage girl more than two years ago outside a middle school, brutally kicking and stomping her head so badly she suffered permanent brain injuries.
By Sadie Gennis,
While many fans were blindsided when Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise last week, she may have hinted at the decision in May.Six weeks ago, Holmes opened up to Elle for the magazine's August issue, which hits newsstands July 17. In the interview, the actress
By ANN M. JOBFor The Associated Press
Those who thought sport utility vehicles were going the way of the dodo were wrong. SUVs haven't died off amid higher gasoline prices.
To the contrary, Jeep's flagship SUV, the Grand Cherokee, just posted its best
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 DOUG FERGUSONAP Golf Writer
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - The images of Tiger Woods, dressed in his red shirt and raising both arms on the 18th green after another victory, are no longer highlights from years gone by.
When he outlasted Bo Van Pelt in a tense duel on
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a whistleblower for the first time in a case that highlights the harsh treatment outspoken employees have endured in a nation that zealously values loyalty and conformity
By Sadie Gennis,
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Divorcing
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are divorcing after five years of marriage, People reports.Check out photos of Katie Holmes
"This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family," Holmes' attorney Jonathan Wolfe s
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - There's no such thing as an investment for all seasons, but dividend-paying stocks come close.
When the market rallies, dividend stocks generally post solid but not market-beating returns. If stocks
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans signed more contracts to buy previously occupied homes in May, matching the fastest pace in two years. The increase suggests consumers are gaining confidence in the housing market and a modest recovery will