By HAVEN DALEY and JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla's first mass-market sedans took to the road Friday, but it's not certain whether their debut will make or break the fledgling company.
Ten of the sedans
By The Associated Press
THE SPARK: A middle-school student in upstate New York posted a 10-minute video showing four other seventh-grade boys cruelly taunting a 68-year-old bus monitor.
THE RESULT: Millions of viewers from around the world watched her
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama sought to discredit rival Mitt Romney's business background Friday, pointing to investments by Romney's former private equity firm in companies that moved jobs to low-wage countries. "We don't
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Insurers and other health care companies are facing costly new restrictions and fees under the new law. The Republicans, the party most associated with big business, hate it. So if President Obama's health care overhaul is
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines is offering to drop plans to furlough pilots as it seeks union approval for a long-term cost-cutting deal that would help American rebuild while under bankruptcy protection.
The airline also gave
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama flatly blamed Republicans on Friday for failing to support immigration reforms in the last few years.
But Obama didn't tell the whole story in his speech to the National
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Google's plan to issue a new class of stock will be among the items considered at the search leader's annual shareholders meeting Thursday.
The new shares won't have any voting power, however, and would help Google's
By CARLO PIOVANOAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Global markets mostly fell Thursday after the Federal Reserve balked at providing major new economic stimulus, and weak economic indicators for the U.S., China and Europe raised concern over the world economy.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - A top European Central Bank official has backed using a eurozone bailout fund to buy government bonds on the open market to ease market stresses from the debt crisis.
Benoit Coeure, a member of the ECB's six-member executive
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - European and Asian stocks fell Friday after economic reports suggested growth will weaken in the world's major economies. Downbeat data on Germany, China and the U.S. came on top of uncertainty over whether European