By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
Disc-based video games, the ones that cost $60 and come in a plastic box, may be heading the way of the VHS cassette and the eight-track tape. Many industry pundits believe that by 2020, if not sooner, you'll download all your games - just as you do now with
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration moved Thursday to boost assistance to people fleeing violence in northern Mali, where radical Islamists and rebels have taken advantage of political chaos in the west African country to attack villages and destroy
By BY JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Her eyes well up when Li Pun Hui recalls her role in a historic example of "ping pong diplomacy."
In 1991, the North Korean table tennis star paired with her archrival, South Korea's Hyun Jung-hwa, as part of the first "unified
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
HAVANA, Ill. (AP) - As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Prosecutors in Missouri have charged the boyfriend in the case of a woman accused of abuse after police found her 10-year-old daughter locked in a closet and weighing 32 pounds.
Marcus R. Benson was charged Wednesday with two counts of child endangerment. Online court
By MICHELLE LOCKEFor The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marion Cunningham, the home-cooking champion whose legacy can be found in the food-spattered pages of "Fannie Farmer" cookbooks in kitchens across America, has died at age 90.
Cunningham, who had been ill for some years, died
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
The price of corn dropped nearly 2 percent after the government forecast a smaller harvest than had been previously anticipated and weaker demand for the grain.
Corn for December delivery dropped 13.5 cents to end at $7.04 per bushel Wednesday. It had climbed
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Looks can be deceiving. Take Seamus Mullen.
In his signature work shirt and with his youthful demeanor, the 38-year-old chef looks the picture of ruddy health - like he'd just hopped off a tractor at the Vermont farm he grew up on - as he
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Wendy's climbed on Wednesday as Wedbush Equity Research boosted its rating in anticipation of growing sales and profits.
THE SPARK: Analyst Nick Setyan raised his rating for Dublin, Ohio, company to "Outperform" from "Neutral" and increased his price target by 50 cents
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Agriculture Committee has approved a five-year farm and nutrition bill that gives farmers new ways to protect themselves from bad weather and poor prices and slices about 2 percent off the $80 billion the government spends every year on