By PAN PYLAS
FARNBOROUGH, England (AP) - Boeing Co. and archrival Airbus were caught in a fierce dogfight for orders at the Farnborough Airshow on Tuesday, with both aircraft manufacturers unveiling multi-billion deals - crucial at a time of global economic unease.
Boeing was a big winner for the
By DAVID RUNK and JOHN FLESHERAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Federal investigators say a Canadian company's neglect of cracks in one of its oil pipelines and slow response to a 2010 rupture in southwestern Michigan caused the most expensive onshore spill in U.S. history.
By KASIE HUNT and KEN THOMASAssociated Press
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Clashing over the economy, President Barack Obama challenged Mitt Romney to join him in allowing tax hikes for rich Americans like them, needling his Republican rival on Tuesday to "compromise to help the middle class."
SPOKANE, Wash. - Last week the family of Jason Poss filed a complaint against the City of Spokane and two officers, after he was shot and killed in a confrontation almost three years ago.
Breean Beggs, the attorney representing the family and estate of Jason Poss explains what led up to his death
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that if New Yorkers want to kill themselves with sugar - that's their right.
That was the mayor's response Monday to a small, peaceful protest rally against a ban on big sodas on a sidewalk near City Hall Park
By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Struggling aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft announced Monday that it had reached a $1.79 billion "exclusivity agreement" with a Chinese aerospace manufacturer for the sale of its business jet and general aviation operations in a deal that
By Jeff Haden
At some point every business, no matter how small, faces a crisis, whether it's one you help create or one completely outside your control.
To your customers (and possibly to investors and other partners), why the crisis occurred doesn't matter. What you do in response -- and
By The Associated Press
TOUGH TIMES FOR STARTUPS: Reformers say China needs more entrepreneurs. But Beijing's response to the deepest economic slump since the 2008 crisis is to pump money into state industry, leaving small-time businesspeople that create jobs to fend for themselves.
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office there was a fire at the
REC plant in Moses Lake Monday morning. We're told that no chemicals were
released and that there was no danger to the public. The fire has since been
STATEMENT FROM REC:
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans put more on their credit cards in May than in any single month since November 2007, one month before the Great Recession began.
But overall credit card use is still well below where it was just before the downturn. Economists say