By By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Another month, another record unemployment rate for the economy of the 17 European Union countries that use the euro.
Figures released Friday by Eurostat, the EU's statistics office, showed that the recession in the eurozone pushed unemployment
By By JAY LINDSAY and LYNNE TUOHYAssociated Press
PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) - A fugitive couple arrested at a Florida theme park waived extradition and will voluntarily return to New Hampshire to face charges in the beating and burning of the woman's 3-year-old son.
A judge in Orlando, Fla.,
By By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan unleashed yet another barrage of stimulus at its stagnant economy on Friday as debate over how to revive growth heated up ahead of a general election widely expected to deal a severe blow to the ruling Democratic Party.
Fresh data for
By By The Associated Press
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: A study by researchers at Babson College and Baruch College found that the number of people starting or running new businesses grew 60 percent to 29 million in 2011.
FUTURE FORTUNES: Forty percent of those entrepreneurs expected to create more
By By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Superstorm Sandy packed a bigger economic punch than most people had thought.
In its sweep through the Northeast, the storm halted sales at major retailers at the start of the crucial holiday shopping season, closed factories and
By By DAVID KOENIGAP Business Writer
DALLAS (AP) - A group of creditors say that if American Airlines parent AMR Corp. emerges from bankruptcy as an independent company it should have a new board of directors.
The group represents financial investors that, as of a court filing in September,
By By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy are joining forces in a regional effort to land nearly $83 billion in federal aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
Cuomo said at a New York
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RATES NEAR RECORD LOWS: Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages stayed close to record lows this week, a trend that is boosting home sales.
THE NUMBERS: Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year loan rate ticked up to 3.32 percent. That's close to last
By By STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Dylan Redwine went to visit his dad for Thanksgiving - not because he wanted to but because a court ordered it as part of his parents' divorce. Then the 13-year-old boy vanished.
More than a week later, police are searching Colorado
By By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Superstorm Sandy may have one more nasty surprise still to come: higher taxes.
The math is simple and cruel. The storm left fewer properties standing, often wrecking waterfront communities that paid the highest taxes because of the