By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer turned in an encouraging report card covering her first few months running the troubled Internet company.
The third-quarter results announced Monday weren't astounding, but they were better than analysts
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Netflix Inc. shares rose Monday after two analysts said they remained upbeat on its shares despite worries that the company will reduce its domestic subscriber growth forecast for the year when it reports quarterly results Tuesday.
THE SPARK: Citi analyst Mark Mahaney backed his
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Parents who want to reduce their kids' exposure to pesticides may seek out organic fruits and vegetables, but they aren't necessarily safer or more nutritious than conventional foods, the nation's leading pediatricians group says in
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of General Electric Co. fell more than 3 percent Monday as an analyst lowered his rating on the industrial company on slowing order growth.
THE SPARK: GE reported on Friday that its infrastructure orders declined 5 percent in the period. The company posted a 1 percent drop-
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - The fire that killed four young children and seriously injured three others at a home day care facility in Houston began when oil ignited inside a frying pan on a stove top burner that had been left on.
Attorneys for the day care's owner
By SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who covertly went on medical leave months ago and has given no sign of when he'll return to work, seems to be in a "fragile state" and is heading back to the hospital where he was treated for bipolar disorder, a
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) - A group of parents is bent out of shape by free yoga classes at schools in this San Diego County beachside community, fearing they are indoctrinating youngsters in eastern religion.
"There's a deep concern that the Encinitas Union School District is using taxpayer
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
WIXOM, Mich. (AP) - Five schools kept children off playgrounds and nervous commuters changed their routes Monday as authorities searched for a suspect in more than 20 random, unsolved shootings in southeastern Michigan.
Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook Inc. will report its third-quarter earnings results - the second as a public company - on Tuesday after the stock market closes. With its stock trading at roughly half of its initial public offering price, the online social networking company has been working to grow its
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The first of a dozen defendants to be sentenced in last year's hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major avoided jail time when he received his punishment Monday, but he will spend more than two years under close supervision.