By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Stock Exchange is once again the home of the Whopper.
Burger King Worldwide Inc. began trading as a public company Wednesday under the ticker symbol "BKW." Its shares closed up 3.5 percent at $
By GREG KELLERAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to extend Operation Twist, its program intended to lower long-term interest rates in a bid to boost growth and employment.
By GREGORY KATZ and LEFTERIS PITARAKISAssociated Press
OXFORD, England (AP) - It was a long wait, but Aung San Suu Kyi has finally received her honorary degree from Oxford University.
In a speech, Suu Kyi praised the role Oxford played in helping her see
By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZAP Hispanic Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - One of the nation's foremost Latino civil rights organizations has selected for the first time a Cuban-American to chair its board.
The National Council of La Raza was expected to announce
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean TV manufacturers are making billion-dollar bets on a new display technology that promises an even thinner screen and imagery of eye-popping clarity. It might prove to be a costly last gasp of innovation
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve, meeting at a time of heightened uncertainty, is expected to provide further support for a slumping U.S. economy. But there is no consensus over what form the added support will take
By PAUL J. WEBER and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
SHINER, Texas (AP) - Hearing his 5-year-old daughter crying from behind a barn, a father ran and discovered the unthinkable: A man molesting her. The father pulled the man off his daughter, authorities say, and started pummeling him to
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Say you're sorry. That's what the Pakistani government says it wants from the United States in order to jump-start a number of initiatives between the two countries that would help the hunt for al-Qaida in
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just a third of Americans back President Barack Obama's health care overhaul on which the Supreme Court is about to pass judgment, a new poll finds. But there is overwhelming support among both supporters and opponents for
By DAVID B. CARUSO and MIKE STOBBEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Call it compassionate, even political. But ... scientific? Several experts say there's no hard evidence to support the federal government's declaration this month that 50 kinds of cancer could be caused