By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three former employees of Wet Seal Inc. have filed a federal racial discrimination lawsuit against the teen clothing store operator, claiming management set out to fire African-American employees because they didn't fit the retailer's "
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Before he killed his wife and teen daughter and retreated to a remote bunker in Washington's Cascade Mountains, Peter Keller recorded a video explaining his mindset: He was bored.
"It's getting to the point where just trying to live and
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
TULTITLAN, Mexico (AP) - Deported from the United States after years working construction in New Jersey, Hector Augusto Lopez decided to rebuild his life in his hometown in eastern Honduras.
He found a steady job in a shoe store in Catacamas. Then, in March,
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An industry forecast that nearly half a million new airline pilots will be needed worldwide over the next 20 years as airlines expand their fleets has raised safety concerns that airlines will hire lower caliber pilots as they struggle to fill slots
By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina utilities regulators have called the sacked CEO of Duke Energy Corp. to testify next week in their probe of whether they were misled before the merger creating the country's largest electric company.
The North Carolina
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The future of supermarket chain Supervalu is becoming cloudier.
The retailer's shares lost almost half their value on Thursday, the day after the company, which owns the Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Save-A-Lot and other grocery chains,
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is more popular among couch potatoes than investors a year after its polarizing decision to raise U.S. prices for video subscription services.
The unexpected twist that Netflix unveiled a year ago Thursday triggered mass customer
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Shortly before the Harry Potter saga came to an end on movie screens a year ago, we were teased with more adventures about the young wizard through a website called Pottermore.
One million fans who were able to solve riddles and find a Magical
By LYNN ELBERAP Television Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mariah Carey, Celine Dion and Mary J. Blige are among the heady names being tossed around as potential judges for "American Idol" after Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez skipped out on next season.
Star power, after all, is what judges add to TV
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal regulators Thursday disclosed the most detailed information to date on damage at California's idled San Onofre nuclear power plant, where scores of tubes that carry radioactive water have eroded at an alarming rate.