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.
By Robyn Ross,
Tired of Christian Bale's super-husky Batman voice? Maybe you'll like this better.On Wednesday's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Paul Reubens (aka Pee-Wee Herman) used his distinctive voice to overdub a TV spot for the hotly anticipated Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises.
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From the same producers that brought you the behind the scenes look at why McDonald's advertisements make food products look different than the actual thing, McDonald's Canada is back to answer fan questions with a video demonstration.
By EMOKE BEBIAKThe Associated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Archaeologists will stream live footage online as they recover significant parts of an early human skeleton that's nearly two million years old, the first time the public can participate in the discovery process from their homes, a South