By CALVIN WOODWARD and HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In his debut as Mitt Romney's running mate, Paul Ryan promised "America's comeback team" won't duck tough budget issues, although the man standing next to him has kept his head low so far. Romney vowed the duo
By MARTIGA LOHNAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty kept right on campaigning for Mitt Romney after he was passed over once again as a vice presidential candidate on Saturday, praising pick Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as a "bold thinker" and vowing to do "all I can
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Democrats pounced on Mitt Romney's selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate Saturday, saying the pick showed a commitment to "budget-busting tax cuts" for the wealthy and greater burdens on the middle class and seniors.
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney's running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, wasted little time tearing into President Barack Obama on Saturday, lambasting the Democrat's "record of failure" just hours after being named to the GOP ticket.
By DOUG FEINBERGAP Basketball Writer
LONDON (AP) - The names change, not the results. Just call the U.S. women's basketball team Olympic champion - again.
The Americans won their fifth straight gold medal Saturday, routing France 86-50 and putting more distance between themselves and the
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - Investors pulled cash out of stock mutual funds for the fifth month in a row, while bond funds again attracted new cash. Anxiety about stocks is running so deep that net deposits into bond funds through July are already 50 percent greater
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission voted Friday to finalize its settlement with Facebook, resolving charges that the social network exposed details about users' lives without getting the required legal consent.
Facebook Inc. agreed to submit
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The market had a wishy-washy Friday, capping an equally directionless week.
Stocks inched down for most of the day. Then, with 45 minutes of trading left, the Dow Jones industrial average turned positive. The Standard & Poor's 500
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney Co. CEO Ron Johnson hasn't run out of magic yet, as far as Wall Street is concerned.
The former Apple executive's soothing words drove the retailer's stock higher even after the company offered up grisly details
By Liz Raftery,
ALF is making a Hollywood comeback -- this time on the big screen.
Sony Pictures Animation has landed the rights to the 1980s sitcom and plans to make a CG/live action hybrid feature film, like it did last year for The Smurfs, The Hollywood Reporter reports.