By GRANT SCHULTE and KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) - Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," claiming the network damaged the company by misleading consumers into believing it is
By JIM SUHRAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Recent rainfall came too late to help to the nation's withered corn crop already being harvested in many parts, but it kept drought conditions from worsening in several key Midwest and Plains states and should help other crops still maturing in
By GRANT SCHULTEAssociated Press
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Beef Products Inc. plans to file a defamation lawsuit in the wake of a publicity storm over a meat product that critics have dubbed "pink slime."
The Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based company said Wednesday that it will announce a lawsuit Thursday. A
By DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writers
DETROIT (AP) - The big question at Ford these days: What's next?
The company has thrived under the charismatic leadership of Alan Mulally. But the sunny 67-year-old CEO who joined Ford six years ago appears close to retirement. Reports say he
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's prime minister hinted Wednesday that the government will announce a gradual abandonment of nuclear power when it issues a new energy policy this week. News reports said the Cabinet has already agreed to the new policy.
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture slightly lowered its forecast for the nation's drought-damaged corn crop in its monthly report released Wednesday, pegging the average yield per acre at its lowest point since 1995.
The USDA kept its
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - If Canadian Auto Workers go on strike against Detroit's three automakers next week, the impact will be felt quickly in the U.S.
Negotiations between the CAW and Chrysler, General Motors and Ford have hit a rough patch with less than a week to go
By The Associated Press
First Solar jumped more than 5 percent in early trading Tuesday after it announced Pacific Gas & Electric Co. would purchase the electricity generated by two solar power plants that First Solar is developing in California.
THE SPARK: First Solar announced that PG
UPDATE: Tina Jones was released from jail on Friday. The judge made that decision because she has no criminal history whatsoever. She will be back in court on Sept. 17th.
UPDATED PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: There has been questions from citizens, with respect to this
By Ron Scherer
Just before millions of Americans get ready to hit the road for a Labor Day getaway, the price of gasoline is on the rise. Blame hurricane Isaac.
In advance of the storm hitting the New Orleans area, about half of the refineries in the storm's path had shut down for safety