By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Regulators grounded Air Nigeria for safety checks Wednesday, while the company's top executive claimed instead that he had stopped flights from the country's second-largest airline to "reorganize" after its engineers
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharp drop in gas prices likely dragged down U.S. retail spending in May. But economists will pay more attention to what consumers spent elsewhere to get a better sense of the broader trend in sales.
Economists forecast that retail sales fell
By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Once a rite of passage to adulthood, summer jobs for teens are disappearing.
Fewer than three in 10 American teenagers now hold jobs such as running cash registers, mowing lawns or busing restaurant tables from June
By JOSEPH WHITEAP Sports Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jurors asked for a master list of exhibits - a list that extends well into triple digits - and lawyers laughed about a juror who appeared to doze off during closing arguments as deliberations continued Wednesday in the perjury
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate passage of a half-trillion dollar farm and food bill depends in part on resolving a dispute over subsidies between Southern rice and peanut growers and Northern corn and soybean producers. But that regional divide was less
By KAY JOHNSON and SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Car bombs ripped through Shiite and Kurdish targets in Baghdad and other cities Wednesday, killing at least 66 people, wounding more than 200 and feeding growing doubts that Iraq will emerge as a stable democracy
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon.com wants ".joy," Google wants ".love" and L'Oreal wants ".beauty."
Big brands are behind hundreds of proposals for new Internet addresses, including scores for generic terms such as "cruise,"
By ERRIN HAINESAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - A Ku Klux Klan group in Georgia lost its bid Tuesday to join the state's highway cleanup program, but a legal challenge to the decision may be looming. Similar groups in other states have won legal battles after initially being
AVALON, N.J. (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman is suing the Phillie Phanatic, claiming the portly mascot permanently injured her at a southern New Jersey hotel two years ago.
The Press of Atlantic City newspaper (http://bit.ly/MAfH6K) says 37-year-old Suzanne Peirce is
By Lindsay Silberman,
David Arquette has filed for divorce from Courteney Cox, TMZ reports.Arquette cited "irreconcilable differences" and is seeking joint legal and physical custody of their daughter Coco, who turns 8 on Wednesday. He is not asking for spousal or child support.