By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
President Barack Obama has rallied college students at dozens of campuses, touted his record on student aid and needled Republican challenger Mitt Romney for advising students to "borrow money if you have to from your parents." Romney counters that despite the
NEW YORK (AP) - Zynga's stock rose 5 percent in premarket trading Wednesday after the online game company disclosed it was eliminating games, studios and jobs to cut costs.
Zynga, which makes social media games including "FarmVille" and "Texas HoldEm Poker," said Tuesday that it will cut about
By ESAM MOHAMEDAssociated Press
BANI WALID, Libya (AP) - Libya's government declared Wednesday that it had taken control of one of the last strongholds of deposed dictator Moammar Gadhafi's loyalists, as its fighters in the heart of the city fired their guns into the air to celebrate
By JOSH FUNKAP Business Writer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Wednesday that the global economy is definitely slowing because of continued problems in Europe and the decline in Asia.
But he said that the U.S. economy is still improving modestly and business will
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A man who drove an SUV onto an airport runway, forcing a passenger jet to abort its landing, was sentenced Wednesday to 16 months in prison and must pay $92,000 in restitution.
Kenneth Mazik, 25, of Chadds Ford, crashed through a gate at
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) - Three decades ago, Ken Kallin began amassing the 120,000 pieces in a memorabilia collection that includes photographs signed by Muhammad Ali and Neil Armstrong along with rare books and trading cards. By the end of Saturday, he's
By CATHERINE TSAIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A new smartphone app lets small-business owners quickly scan competitors' Yelp reviews, Internet deals, and Facebook and Twitter updates, without necessarily having to "like" or "follow" their competitors online.
The Denver-based startup
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Investigators trying to solve six killings at four locations along the Tennessee-Alabama state line have found a common thread: one of the slain knew all the victims.
Authorities had been looking for 24-year-old Warren Vincent
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A paraplegic man who says he was stranded in the New Mexico desert without his wheelchair dragged himself about four miles down a dirt road over three days before a motorist stopped to help him.
Tattered and dirty, Ricky Gilmore
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) - Drivers, start your engines! The green flag has dropped on the last leg of a Texas toll road with the nation's fastest speed limit.
With a 3-foot-long pair of ceremonial scissors, Texas Gov. Rick Perry snipped a ribbon Wednesday on the privately built stretch of the Texas