By Ron Scherer
No matter who gets elected president next month, the United States economy in 2013 will have only tepid growth.
Does that sound like this year all over again? Yes, indeed.
At least that's the view of 44 professional economic forecasters, members of the National Association of
By The Associated Press
Text of a memo sent Tuesday to Citigroup's 262,000 employees by Vikram Pandit, who resigned as CEO:
After five extraordinary years, I have decided to step down as CEO of Citi. It has been a privilege and an honor to serve Citi since December 7, 2007. Only you can
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan sued a disc jockey, the DJ's ex-wife and a gossip website Monday after a sex tape involving Hogan and the woman was posted online.
Hogan said in two lawsuits that he had consensual sex with his best friend'
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Coca-Cola Co. has a formula for growth in the volatile economic climate: sell more of its drinks in emerging markets and evolve its stable of products at home, where concerns over sugary drinks are intensifying.
The world's biggest
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Investor optimism in Germany rose in October, sending an upbeat signal about Europe's largest economy.
A recent easing of financial market tensions from the eurozone debt crisis helped improve the outlook among financial analysts
By MIKE CORDERAssociated Press
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic cast himself as a "mild man, a tolerant man" as he opened his defense Tuesday in his long-running genocide trial, claiming he tried to prevent fighting and then worked to
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Pay attention. Stay focused. Be respectful. Be polite. Don't act bored. Or angry. Or distracted. Or sarcastic.
These might sound like simple principles, but it seems that candidates sometimes forget that during debates, they're being
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House, under political pressure to respond forcefully to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, is readying strike forces and drones but first has to find a target.
And if the administration
By TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse potentially worth hundreds of millions.
Police haven't said how they pulled off the early hours heist, but an
By MARIA DANILOVAAssociated Press
BATUMI, Georgia (AP) - Georgia's Black Sea resort of Batumi was once a bleak site: Roads were dotted with potholes, the city was pitch dark at night, running water was scarce and the city's best hotel was infested with rats. Today Batumi glitters with