By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
TULTITLAN, Mexico (AP) - Deported from the United States after years working construction in New Jersey, Hector Augusto Lopez decided to rebuild his life in his hometown in eastern Honduras.
He found a steady job in a shoe store in Catacamas. Then, in March,
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An industry forecast that nearly half a million new airline pilots will be needed worldwide over the next 20 years as airlines expand their fleets has raised safety concerns that airlines will hire lower caliber pilots as they struggle to fill slots
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo's restless shareholders let interim CEO Ross Levinsohn know that they won't give him much time to fix the troubled company if he gets the job on a permanent basis.
Levinsohn faced skeptical questioning at Yahoo's annual
By LYNN ELBERAP Television Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mariah Carey, Celine Dion and Mary J. Blige are among the heady names being tossed around as potential judges for "American Idol" after Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez skipped out on next season.
Star power, after all, is what judges add to TV
By SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - As much as President Barack Obama wants your vote, he's not actually offering to pay your monthly bills.
But thousands of Americans have been persuaded otherwise, falling victim to a fast-moving scam that claims to be part of an Obama
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 ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Thursday rejected rival Democratic and Republican plans for cutting taxes on businesses, with both parties refusing to yield ground in their election-year struggle over how best to spark the economy.
Each side said the other's bill
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two jewelers peddled reams of ivory bangles, beads, statues made from the tusks of endangered and threatened elephants, prosecutors said Thursday as the men admitted to a wildlife crime.
Mukesh Gupta, Johnson Jung-Chien Lu and their companies
By BETH J. HARPAZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - By the time summer's over, many families can't wait for school to start. Working parents have struggled to find camps or babysitting, kids are bored and teachers fret over "summer slide" - the academic losses that research shows hits kids
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Supervalu shed nearly half their value, falling to an all-time on Thursday after the grocery store chain reported dismal first-quarter results and said it is considering options for the business, which may include putting itself up for sale.
Analysts said the steps the