By The Associated Press
A report out Friday says startup investments totaled $6.49 billion in the third quarter. Here's a breakdown by sector:
Business Products and Services, $20,021,900
Computers and Peripherals, $230,774,900
Consumer Products and Services, $
By JANIE McCAULEYAP Sports Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two of the NFL's top defenses dueled it out in a low-scoring game just as everybody expected - and San Francisco's offense did just enough to give the 49ers a narrow lead in the NFC West.
For the time being, anyway. This is hardly
By JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Celebrating his 50th birthday, James Bond has been learning some new tricks - but 3-D isn't one of them.
Producers of the spy franchise say they have no interest in a making a Bond film in 3-D. The upcoming "Skyfall" is the first Bond
By ANTHONY McCARTNEYAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - DC Comics will retain its rights to Superman after a judge ruled Wednesday that the heirs of one of the superhero's co-creators signed away their ability to reclaim copyrights to the Man of Steel roughly 20 years ago.
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - What do a Navy mom, Big Bird and AARP have in common? They want President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney to leave them alone.
Both candidates are drawing on personal stories and pop culture references in campaign ads, daily speeches
By PETER ENAVAssociated Press
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A Hong Kong media magnate highly critical of China is selling one of his Taiwanese companies to a group headed by a local businessman whose family has substantial interests on the mainland.
A source at Hong Kong-listed Next Media Ltd said
By PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - When the federal government began seizing private land along the U.S.-Mexico border to build a towering fence, Teofilo Flores was offered $1,650 for a slice of his backyard.
At first, it seemed like a square deal. But then the cotton
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It had all the makings of an Olympic event: an indoor arena, play-by-play announcers, 7,000 enthusiastic fans, uniformed competitors from across the globe and swarms of cameras capturing every angle of the action. However, when the
By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.Associated Press
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Authorities on Friday identified the body of a man who was found entombed in concrete in the backyard of a northeast Georgia home.
The man has been identified as Sean Dugas, 30, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation medical
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAP Political Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Southern California congressional race marred by personal smears and finger-pointing descended into a Jerry Springer moment when two Democratic House members ended up in a physical confrontation during a debate in front of hooting