By PAN PYLASAP Business Writer
LONDON (AP) - Markets breathed a huge sigh of relief Friday after Europe's leaders agreed a series of measures they hope will help contain the continent's crippling debt crisis.
Stocks around the world recorded one of
By DON MELVIN and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - After 18 disappointing summits since the start of the debt crisis, Europe's leaders appeared Friday to have finally come up with quick fixes and long-term plans that show they are serious about restoring
SPOKANE, Wash. - The teenage suspect involved in a recent armed home invasion robbery is in jail.
The Spokane Police SWAT team made an early morning raid at a home in the 2600 block of E. Sinto, where they arrested the 16 year old.
His street name is ‘Nike,' but court documents show his
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Stockton has filed for Chapter 9 protection, making it the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.
City Manager Bob Deis said officials sought the status Thursday in federal bankruptcy court in
By JUDY LINAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers have long warned of dire consequences if California voters reject a proposed tax hike on the November ballot. In adopting a $91.3 state billion budget, they made it clear it wasn'
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lots of big changes in the 2010 health care law have yet to take effect. Here's how they are to unfold:
-Payroll taxes rise for individuals making more than $200,
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The neighborhood watch leader charged with killing Trayvon Martin will have a lot of explaining to do when he asks a judge to release him on bond Friday.
The last time George Zimmerman asked for bond, he
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - There's no such thing as an investment for all seasons, but dividend-paying stocks come close.
When the market rallies, dividend stocks generally post solid but not market-beating returns. If stocks