By By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The new judge taking over the Fort Hood shooting case will likely confront many of the questions that faced her predecessor, including one that helped lead to his removal: Should the suspect be allowed to keep his beard in court?
By By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
The price of soybeans rose Wednesday on expectations that U.S. exports could strengthen after unfavorable weather affected the planting seasons in Argentina and Brazil.
January soybeans rose 23.75 cents to finish at $14.7925 per bushel.
Farmers have been
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock-market debut of WhiteHorse Finance finally happened after a few false starts.
The Nasdaq OMX Group blamed "human error" for a series of delays in the initial public offering of WhiteHorse Finance on Wednesday. When the company's stock made its entrance, only an hour
By By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Salmon that's been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes the fish can stay afloat.
After weathering concerns about everything from the safety of
By By The Associated Press
Storm delays lift already strong US auto sales
DETROIT (AP) - Superstorm Sandy gave an extra boost to already strong U.S. auto sales last month, although carmakers warned that uncertainty over the "fiscal cliff" could undo some of those gains.
Most major companies
By By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Cyprus has offered to mediate between Lebanon and Israel over a maritime border dispute that is delaying some oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean, a Cypriot official said Monday.
Both Lebanon and Israel claim a small maritime area of 850
By By DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writers
DETROIT (AP) - Superstorm Sandy gave an extra boost to U.S. auto sales, making November the best month for carmakers in nearly five years.
Toyota, Volkswagen and Chrysler were among the companies posting impressive increases for November,
By By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece revealed Monday plans to spend up to €10 billion ($13 billion) in a bond buyback program that it hopes will help stabilize its mountainous debt.
The buyback is part of efforts to reform Greece's moribund economy and reduce
NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America is postponing an increase in monthly fees for checking accounts, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
The paper cited unnamed people familiar with the bank's plans saying that the new fees would be delayed until at least late next year.
By By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's a decision President Barack Obama put off during the 2012 campaign, but now that he's won a second term, his next move on a proposed oil pipeline between the U.S. and Canada may signal how he will deal with climate and energy