By Mark Trumbull
The pace of US home sales slowed in May, in part because of a tight supply of homes on the market.
That news, delivered by the National Association of Realtors on Thursday, means that the housing market was not as robust during the important spring selling season as many
By CANDICE CHOI and TOM MURPHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Darden Restaurants Inc. is struggling to revive sales at its flagship Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants. A key sales figure fell at the chains during the latest quarter, and the company issued a profit
By CARLO PIOVANOAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Global markets mostly fell Thursday after the Federal Reserve balked at providing major new economic stimulus, and weak economic indicators for the U.S., China and Europe raised concern over the world economy.
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fighting a swell of economic anxiety, President Barack Obama has lost much of the narrow lead he held just a month ago over Mitt Romney and the two now are locked in a virtually even race for the White House
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A routine traffic stop turned into anything but on Tuesday afternoon after 41-year-old convicted felon Charles Wallace shot two Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies near Elm and Newport Highway, then led law enforcement on a high-speed chase through north Spokane County
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday as investors registered dismay at the path chosen by the Federal Reserve to try to invigorate the stalled U.S. recovery.
At the end of a two-day policy meeting
By The Associated Press
The Federal Reserve can do more if needed. But it wants to see how the economy fares over the next few months. And it would welcome help in boosting the economy from Congress and the White House.
That was the message, among others, that
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina scattered the populations and shut down the city and its schools, a Louisiana judge ruled Wednesday.
Judge Ethel Simms
By The Associated Press
RECYCLING PROGRAM: Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it will start recycling rare earths and other key materials in hybrid auto batteries this year, as it steps up effort to be green.
GREEN DREAM: Honda President Takanobu Ito outlined