By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Shares of General Motors reached an important milestone on Friday, closing above their initial public offering price of $33 for the first time in more than two years.
GM shares reached $33.77 Friday before slipping back to close at $33.42, up 3.2 percent
By COLLEEN BARRYAP Business Writer
MILAN (AP) - The European auto industry may be showing the first signs of a slowdown in its sales free-fall, according to data from the European automaker's association.
New car registrations in April were up 1.7 percent on the same time last year, the ACEA
By MICHAEL CIDONI LENNOXAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Forget the DVR.
Not this time. Not after this long of a wait.
Millions of fans actually watched the season-two finale of the ABC drama "Scandal" the old-fashioned way: on a TV screen, as it was fed from the network to their local
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Days after sudden gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother's Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional event reason to celebrate again.
"I'm just ecstatic," Edward Buckner,
By KAY JOHNSONAssociated Press
MUMBAI, India (AP) - In the early morning heat and dust, daily practice at the Rambo Circus is in full swing. A trapeze creaks as two performers perfect their throws. A Colombian daredevil shouts to his colleagues scrambling atop a giant set of spinning wheels called
By TOBY STERLINGAP Business Writer
AMSTERDAM (AP) - World stock markets shrugged off suggestions the U.S. Federal Reserve may begin to reverse some of its asset purchase programs by the end of the summer, and were mostly higher ahead of key data releases Friday.
The Conference Board is due to
SYDNEY (AP) - An Australian politician says he has learned a valuable lesson in social networking after he "liked" a Facebook photo without realizing that it showed a teenage prankster exposing himself.
Western Australia Minister for Education Peter Collier said he clicked the "like" button under
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - A jury on Thursday convicted a Wahiawa man of second-degree murder and other charges in a 2011 shooting rampage through Honolulu that killed a mother of 10 and wounded two other people.
Jurors deliberated for about 13 hours over three days
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The controversy over the government's secret subpoena of Associated Press telephone records has revived legislation that protect journalists from having to reveal their sources to federal investigators - and the White House is endorsing