By SUE MANNINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Turkeys: Main course or animal companion?
OK, so it isn't even close. According to the industry group National Turkey Federation, more than 46 million of the big birds will be served as Thanksgiving dinner this year. Just a few hundred will
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - To the government, it was a defunct offshore light tower that hadn't helped ships navigate the waters off North Carolina in more than a decade. To a Minnesota entrepreneur, the platform out in the Atlantic is a launching pad for
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday that he will spearhead an economic recovery and strengthen Japan's military if his conservative party regains control in elections next month.
"We will recover Japan," Abe told a news
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The arrest of a former hedge fund portfolio manager in what prosecutors are calling one of the most lucrative insider trading schemes ever indicates that prosecutors may be setting their sights higher - toward a wealthy business leader the
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece reacted with dismay Wednesday after European finance ministers failed to agree to release vital rescue loans, with the prime minister warning that the stakes are higher than just his debt-ridden country's future.
After 12 hours
SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Copley, the last in a line of San Diego Union-Tribune publishers and owners from a family who dominated the city's media for more than eight decades, died after crashing his car Tuesday night near his La Jolla home.
Copley, 60, was declared dead at Scripps Memorial
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets rose after a private survey released Thursday showed manufacturing in China at a 13-month high, rare good news for the global economy. Sentiment also benefited from a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza
By HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Two Taliban suicide bombers struck near a U.S. base in Kabul early Wednesday, killing two Afghan guards in the heart of a neighborhood filled with foreign forces and embassies. The attack came despite increased security
By LUKE MEREDITHAP Sports Writer
After a poor shooting weekend, Grinnell guard Jack Taylor was given the green light to shoot his way out of a slump.
It only took 108 shots for Taylor to make a mockery of the college basketball record books.
Taylor scored 138 points to shatter the NCAA scoring
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - As Coeur d'Alene grows, so does its taxi business. According to city records there are at least 10 registered taxi companies in town, and for one company, it says competition is heating up, but not in a friendly way.
At least in the minds of some like Tina Smith who