By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The Appleseed Fund is unusual, and not just because of its strict socially-responsible investing mandate.
Just as noteworthy is Appleseed's atypical record. The mutual fund has been one of the best performers over the latest 5-year
By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Capital One Financial Corp.'s net income vaulted 47 percent in the third quarter, as the lender's acquisition of online bank ING Direct and HSBC's U.S. credit card business helped boost its loan revenue.
The results released
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PARMA, Ohio (AP) - Lest anyone forget the importance of Ohio's white, working-class voters, President Barack Obama sent a clear reminder on Thursday.
Make that two reminders: Bill (Clinton) and The Boss (Bruce Springsteen), two aging baby boomers still at the
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of the military are having trouble grappling with the confusing patchwork of student loan benefits they can receive and often end up taking on tens of thousands more dollars in debt than they needed to, says a new government report.
SWXRIGHTNOW.COM – Washington State Head Coach Mike Leach has changed up his field general, hoping it will help the Cougars turn their season around.
After Connor Halliday, who has started the last five games for the Cougars, threw two interceptions in the first quarter against Cal this past
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A new Gallup survey, touted as the largest of its kind, estimates that 3.4 percent of American adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
The findings, released Thursday, were based on interviews with more than 121,000 people.
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo's third-quarter earnings are likely to be overshadowed by CEO Marissa Mayer's first public discussion about her plan to turn around the long-struggling Internet company.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The latest quarterly snapshot,
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
AB BAND, Afghanistan (AP) - Fed up with the Taliban closing their schools and committing other acts of oppression, men in a village about 100 miles south of Kabul took up arms late last spring and chased out the insurgents with no help from the Afghan
LONDON (AP) - The British Broadcasting Corp. says someone is deliberately disrupting its broadcasts in the Middle East and Europe - interference that follows previous accusations that Iran has attempted to jam the broadcaster's transmissions.
In a statement, the BBC said together with other
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors will hire 3,000 workers from Hewlett-Packard, part of a push to bring most of its computer technology in-house.
The HP employees, who already work on GM projects, will help the automaker toward a larger goal: improving the software