By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - General Electric Co.'s transformation into a more simple industrial company seems to be helping its bottom line.
The top line, though, is lagging slightly.
GE's net income rose 49 percent in the third quarter to $3.49 billion, or 33
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney's transition team is quietly talking with government officials and Capitol Hill to develop a plan, if he's elected, to prevent massive cuts to the defense budget and extend tax cuts first passed under President George W. Bush.
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The country's largest organic peanut processing plant is scrubbing its facilities top to bottom and hopes to get back in production soon after a massive recall of scores of products linked to a salmonella outbreak.
The recall has
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's been 43 months since the last deadly airline crash in the United States, the longest period without a fatal domestic accident since commercial aviation expanded after World War II. That sounds like unvarnished good news, but one
By MANUEL VALDESAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - First, warm spring weather in the Northeast and Midwest tricked apple trees into budding earlier. Then an untimely frost damaged the delicate blossoms.
For apple farmers in producing states like New York and Michigan, this has been a forgettable
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has presided over a heyday for the gun industry despite predictions by the National Rifle Association four years ago that he would be the "most anti-gun president in American history." Gun buyers fear
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A judge ruled Friday that attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer can inspect the school records and social media postings of the unarmed teenager he is accused of murdering.
Judge Debra S. Nelson said that defendant George
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - It was a tall order to fill, but the tallest man in the United States now has his own custom-made tennis shoes.
Igor Vovkovinskiy (voh-kov-IN'-ski) stands just over 7 feet, 8 inches tall. He's long struggled to find shoes for his size 24, 10E feet.
But the 30-year-
By The Associated Press
Google delivers 3Q letdown early, stock plummets
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As far as unpleasant surprises go, Google hit Wall Street with a double whammy Thursday.
The Internet search leader that prides itself of organizing the world's information lost control of its