By IBRAHIM BARZAK and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but after a day of furious diplomatic efforts involving the U.S. secretary of state, U.N. chief
NEW YORK (AP) - Media giant Time Warner Inc. said Tuesday that it has extended the term of CEO Jeff Bewkes for another five years through 2017.
Under the terms of the new deal, Bewkes' base salary of $2 million and bonus target of around $10 million in stock and option awards will remain
By AMBER HUNTAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Scientists hoping to detect dark matter deep in a former South Dakota gold mine have taken the last major step before flipping the switch on their delicate experiment and say they may be ready to begin collecting data as early as February.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of hourly car rental company Zipcar shot up Tuesday after Goldman Sachs suggested buying the company's stock.
THE SPARK: Goldman analysts Steven Kent, Afua Ahwoi and Heath P. Terry lifted their rating to "Buy" from "Neutral" after a meeting with the company's
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A former military colonel with a Somali security force dubbed the "Gestapo of Somalia" by its critics was responsible for the torture of a human rights advocate in the 1980s, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a decision that
DECLO, Idaho (AP) - A southern Idaho teacher whose students used a permanent marker on the faces of classmates who fell short of reading goals is the subject of a formal complaint.
Cassia County School District officials said Monday that they filed the complaint against Declo Elementary School
By JOANN LOVIGLIOAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A document signed by President Abraham Lincoln ordering Union blockades of Confederate ports, marking the official start of the Civil War, is for sale.
The Raab Collection in Philadelphia said Tuesday it is selling the document, which it
By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Former Mouseketeer Bonita Lynn Fields Elder, an agile dancer who showcased those skills on the 1950s children's show "The Mickey Mouse Club" and later performed on Broadway, has died in Indiana at age 68.
Her cousin Robbin Myers said
By JOSE OSORIO and MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
SAN PEDRO, Belize (AP) - Software company founder John McAfee says he's hiding in plain sight, wearing a disguise as he watches police and reporters stake out his home - and blogging about it all.
In the latest twist in the highly-publicized
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Thanksgiving travelers who have yet to rent a car in the Northeast are out of luck: Superstorm Sandy has created a shortage.
The storm has damaged thousands of cars - including those owned by rental companies. The loss of vehicles has been