By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
It's been five years since Spider-Man's previous appearance in movie theaters, but Marvel's webslinger has been plenty busy on video-game consoles. Since 2007, he's headlined four games and made guest appearances in at least four
NEW YORK (AP) - Discount retailer Target Corp. said Thursday that a key revenue measure rose 2.1 percent in June as shoppers spent more on food and health and beauty items.
But the growth in revenue at stores open at least one year was slightly lower than the 2.4
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers could be sweating it out this summer.
Shoppers, worried about jobs and the economy, pulled back on spending in June, slowing sales for most retailers to the weakest pace since 2009. And that
By PALLAVI GOGOIAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks closed mostly lower on Wall Street Thursday after signs emerged that Americans are spending at a slower pace and that China's economy may be in worse shape than previously thought.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The family of a 13-year-old boy who was fatally shot outside his Milwaukee home has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the 75-year-old suspect and wants an order to prevent the man from disposing of his assets.
John Spooner has pleaded not
LONDON (AP) - The Bank of England on Thursday backed another 50 billion pounds ($78 billion) injection into the ailing British economy as it kept its main interest rate at the record low 0.5 percent.
The move by the Bank's rate-setting Monetary Policy
LONDON (AP) - A top British economic consultancy has won the 250,000 pounds ($390,000) Wolfson Economics Prize for its proposal on how a country can leave the euro.
The award to Roger Bootle and his team from Capital Economics was announced Thursday by the Policy
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
CORONA, Calif. (AP) - The room rings out with the cruel nicknames that have haunted the teenagers for years: Crusty crab. Burnt toast. Snake skin. Freddy Krueger's daughter. Mutant. Scarface.
For the first time, it's the burn victims themselves who are
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens
By MATIULLAH ACHAKZAI and MUNIR AHMEDAssociated Press
CHAMAN, Pakistan (AP) - Trucks carrying NATO supplies rolled into Afghanistan for the first time in more than seven months Thursday, ending a painful chapter in U.S.-Pakistan relations that saw the border closed until