By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. companies are scaling back their travel plans in response to Europe's financial crisis and uncertainty about the economy at home.
American business travelers are expected to take 437.9 million trips this year, the Global Business
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday spared the condemned killer of a convenience store owner whose execution was opposed by the detective who investigated the slaying, the prosecutor who pushed for the death sentence and a judge
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two congressional committees are raising questions about what U.S. regulators knew concerning allegations that a key global interest rate was being manipulated.
The chairman of a House Financial Services oversight subcommittee has asked
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Music Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Spike Lee worked with Michael Jackson and considered him a friend, but the director says even he learned a lot combing through footage of the icon for a planned documentary about the singer's "Bad" album.
Lee calls it a "treasure chest of
By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Getting older doesn't just mean a risk for physical ailments like heart disease and bum knees: A new report finds as many as 1 in 5 seniors has a mental health or substance abuse problem.
And as the population rapidly ages over the next
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal criminal and civil investigators looked into possible leaks of economic data that the government provides early to news organizations, according to a report released Tuesday by the Labor Department.
The Securities and Exchange
By MALCOLM RITTERAP Science Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Last year brought a record heat wave to Texas, massive floods in Bangkok and an unusually warm November in England. How much has global warming boosted the chances of events like that?
Quite a lot in Texas and England, but apparently not at all
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A neurosurgeon who treated a severely beaten Florida girl is calling her recovery a miracle but says she likely faces a lifetime of psychological problems.
Dr. Randell Powell testified Tuesday he didn't think Josie Lou
By ADAM SCHRECKAP Business Writer
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Royal Bank of Scotland said Tuesday it has backed out of talks with Dubai Group, an investment company controlled by the emirate's ruler, to rework the terms on $10 billion in debt.
The move could significantly
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than April, a hopeful sign after three months of weak hiring.
Job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.6 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That's up from 3.4 million in