By MICHAEL RUBINKAM and KEITH COLLINSAssociated Press
JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) - The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-era town are thinking and feeling lately: "Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe."
By Andrew Beattie
Doing things as a family becomes harder as the size of your family increases. Even the price of dinner and a movie for a modestly sized family can put a hole in your budget if money is tight. Moreover, a dilemma always occurs in the summer when structured school days are over and
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Watching Paula Deen's cooking show was a weekend ritual for Marilynne Wilson, who says she's furious at the Food Network for dumping the comfort-food queen after she acknowledged using racial slurs in the past.
"I was shocked. I thought she
By JAKE PEARSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - At the beginning of each tourist season, the entrepreneurs who pitch the thrill rides, hot dogs, sideshows and souvenirs at gritty Coney Island gather along its famous boardwalk to pray for two things: good weather and large crowds.
Never have they
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When their final shifts ended Tuesday at the Golden Gate Bridge, several toll collectors forced their mouths into smiles, hugged each other tightly, and cried as they left their small booths for the last time.
On Wednesday, bridge managers
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is probably hoping a new book about its early history never gets made into a movie.
The book, "Netflixed: The Epic Battle for America's Eyeballs," tries to debunk a widely told tale about the company's origins and
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A handful of smartphone apps that began as basic instant messaging services have amassed several hundred million users in Asia in just a couple of years, mounting a challenge to the popularity of online hangouts such as Facebook as