By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Democrats and Republicans seem determined to skate perilously close to the edge of the year-end "fiscal cliff." They're sticking to their guns for now while offering just enough wiggle room to hint at a last-minute compromise.
It's just a matter of who blinks
By The Associated Press
The following recall has been announced:
DETAILS: Ceiling-Mounted Light Fixtures imported by Dolan Northwest LLC of Seattle, Wash., doing business as Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting and Destination Lighting; manufactured by
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal appeals court judges reviewing the conviction of former lobbyist Kevin Ring in the Abramoff scandal questioned Thursday whether evidence of campaign contributions should have been allowed at his trial.
Ring, who worked under
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday.
The diabetes rate in Oklahoma more than tripled, and Kentucky, Georgia and Alabama also saw
GYPSUM, Colo. (AP) - The story began circulating in October: A boy with leukemia had moved with his family to spend his final days in the Colorado mountains.
The Eagle Valley High School team in Gypsum drew inspiration from the tale and dedicated a game to the 9-year-old boy known as Alex. A radio
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A tony New York steakhouse that was the site of a legendary mafia gangland murder in the 1980s is paying $600,000 to settle claims that a male manager sexually harassed nearly two dozen of the restaurant's male waiters, federal officials said
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stock indexes closed lower Thursday, a third straight decline, after U.S. retailers issued weak forecasts for earnings and more people filed claims for unemployment benefits.
Wal-Mart, Ross Stores and Limited Brands, the owner of Victoria'
By JOSHUA FREED and SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Airlines Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - A computer outage at United Airlines delayed thousands of travelers on Thursday and embarrassed the airline at a time when it's trying to win back customers after glitches earlier this year.
The two-hour outage held up
NEW YORK (AP) - THE RESULTS: Target reported third-quarter adjusted earnings of 90 cents per share. Revenue rose 3 percent to $16.6 billion. Analysts, on average, expected earnings of 78 cents per share on revenue of $16.91 billion.
HOLIDAY FORECAST: Target said Thursday that it expects fourth-
By The Associated Press
Stock indexes are logging tiny gains in early trading after two giant U.S. retailers turned in mixed earnings reports.
Wal-Mart's stock fell sharply, giving up 4 percent after the retailer gave investors a profit forecast that was weaker than they were expecting.