By CHRISTINA REXRODE and MARK JEWELLAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - You've heard the predictions for what happens if the country goes over the "fiscal cliff": The economy will shrink, nervous consumers will stop spending, and the stock market will plunge.
But those doomsday predictions are
By MATTHEW PERRONE and MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health regulators say a genetically modified salmon that grows twice as fast as normal is unlikely to harm the environment, clearing the way for the first approval of a scientifically engineered animal for human
By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three people charged in a gas explosion that devastated an Indianapolis neighborhood deliberately set up the deadly blast to collect a big insurance payout, authorities said Friday.
The home's owner, Monserrate Shirley; her boyfriend, Mark
LAS VEGAS (AP) - In a deal that would more than double its size, Pinnacle Entertainment said Friday that it will buy rival Ameristar Casinos for about $869 million, plus take on $1.9 billion of its debt.
Pinnacle owns seven U.S. casinos and a racetrack, and is developing another gaming property.
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - With reverential words and warm memories, President Barack Obama on Friday led the admirers paying tribute to the late Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, a war hero and senator for 50 years who was hailed for his leadership and modesty. Obama said
By The Associated Press
The community of Newtown, Conn., is in the thick of funerals and memorial services for the 26 children and adults killed Friday at an elementary school. A look at the services held Thursday:
Amid grim-faced mourners hurrying through a packed parking lot, a
It isn't every day you get two rivals from the Canadian Football League to sit down with one another for a friendly chat. That is, unless the two rivals are former teammates and friends.
Recently, former Eastern Washington stars Bo Levi Mitchell and JC Sherritt sat down for an interview with
By TERRY CHEA and GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
HUGHSON, Calif. (AP) - A former Marine applauded for voluntarily guarding a central California elementary school apparently misrepresented his service history, U.S. Marine Corps officials said Thursday.
Craig Pusley showed up for a second day of
By CHRISTINA REXRODE and ROBERT RAYAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The family of Noah Pozner was mourning the 6-year-old, killed in the Newtown school massacre, when outrage compounded their sorrow.
Someone they didn't know was soliciting donations in Noah's memory, claiming that
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nintendo is switching on a television service that transforms the tablet-like controller for its new Wii U game console into a remote that changes the channel on your TV and puts programs from the Internet just a few finger taps away.