By MARTIGA LOHNAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Amy Senser so regretted a hit-and-run crash that killed a rising young restaurant chef that she tattooed his name on her wrist and told his family she waits for the day she can meet him.
Senser, the wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser,
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Business Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc. is opening a hometown restaurant to showcase its products.
The company, still based in Smithfield, Va., where it was founded in 1936, is opening the Taste of Smithfield on Tuesday to help boost its
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market mostly recovered from an afternoon slump to end with slight losses.
In minutes from their latest meeting released Wednesday afternoon, Federal Reserve officials said they saw a variety of threats to the U.S. economy, including a
By CANDICE CHOI and MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Campbell Soup Co., the world's biggest soup maker, is looking to court a new generation of consumers with baby carrots, premium juices and refrigerated salad dressings.
The Camden, N.J.-based company said Monday that it will buy
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
FARNBOROUGH, England (AP) - Boeing Co. clinched the first big deal of this year's Farnborough Airshow on Monday with a firm order from Air Lease Corp. for 75 of its redesigned 737 aircraft worth $7.2 billion.
The order is a big win for the Chicago-based company at
By The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - WellPoint Inc., the nation's second-largest health insurer, will get a bigger chunk of the expanding market of people covered by Medicaid with its $4.46 billion acquisition of a provider of the program for needy and disabled Americans.
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, eager to shift election-year attention away from the nation's lackluster jobs market, called on Congress Monday to extend tax cuts for families earning less than $250,000 a year while allowing taxes to
By KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given final approval to dig up Yasser Arafat's remains and is also pressing for an international investigation of his predecessor's mysterious 2004 death, a top aide
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - International envoy Kofi Annan tried to rescue his peace plan for Syria by seeking help Monday from Iran, a staunch ally and military backer of President Bashar Assad's regime.
Before flying to Tehran, Annan said he had agreed on a new approach
By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Ever since Sherrie Hassenger's husband went missing with five other U.S. airmen over Laos in 1965, her purpose has been to wish and to hope he would come home. When those men's remains were buried in a single casket Monday at