By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson says it will be New Mexico's Sydney Opera House. Virgin Galactic Chairman Richard Branson has hinted it will host the first of his new brand of lifestyle hotels. And the
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) - In a story Sept. 22 about Spaceport America, The Associated Press reported erroneously the cost of the project to taxpayers. The cost was $209 million, not $209 billion.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Spaceport is built, but who will come?
By The Associated Press
iPhone 5 launch draws Apple fans worldwide
In a now familiar global ritual, Apple fans jammed shops around the world to pick up the tech juggernaut's latest iPhone.
Eager buyers formed long lines Friday at Apple Inc. stores in Asia, Europe and North America to be
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines is one step closer to flying to Hawaii.
Flight attendants approved contract changes that will allow the carrier to operate flights to the islands and nearby international destinations that require flying over oceans or the Gulf of Mexico.
The Transport Workers Union
By The Associated Press
Unemployment rose in 26 U.S. states last month, the latest sign that hiring is weak across most of the country. The Labor department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in 12 states and were unchanged in 12.
Here are the unemployment rates in each state for August
HOUSTON (AP) - The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped this week by five to 1,859.
Texas-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,402 rigs were exploring for oil and 454 were searching for gas. Three were listed as
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Republicans expected the Nov. 6 presidential election to be a national referendum on Barack Obama's presidency and economic stewardship. But some GOP candidates in tight races are getting anxious about being cemented to Mitt Romney.
Pushback against the GOP
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
Gas prices are finally heading lower, but motorists shouldn't expect the numbers at the pump to drop quickly this autumn.
The national average for retail gasoline fell about a penny Friday to $3.833 per gallon, according to AAA, Wright Express and the Oil
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling nearly 474,000 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn cars to fix a transmission problem that can cause the cars to roll away unexpectedly.
The recall affects 2007-2010 Chevrolet Malibus, Pontiac G6s and Saturn Auras in the U.S., Canada and Mexico as well as a
By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The lawyer who ran the Sept. 11 victim fund and other major victim compensation efforts has been hired by Penn State in its effort to settle personal injury claims related to former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's molestation