By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Lawyers for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have identified Brazil, India, China and South Africa along with Mexico as areas having the biggest risk for corruption, according to a letter from two congressmen who are doing their own
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
When those college tuition bills come in, be prepared for sticker shock.
The average tuition at a four-year public university climbed 15 percent between 2008 and 2010, fueled by state budget cuts for higher education and
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing schemes that let families and other subscribers share a monthly data allowance over as many as 10 devices
By KEVIN McGillAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Times-Picayune said Tuesday 200 employees will lose their jobs when one of the nation's oldest daily newspapers shifts its focus to online news and publishes just three days a week beginning this fall.
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal budget deficit is approaching $1 trillion for a fourth straight year even though the government is collecting more tax revenue than last year.
The Treasury Department said Tuesday that the
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans determined to spare the military from devastating across-the-board spending cuts - presidential candidate Mitt Romney among them - must be willing to consider closing tax loopholes and raising rates to increase
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As investors question just how much Facebook is worth, a study from Internet research firm comScore suggests that marketing on the world's most populous online social network can help increase sales.
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - America is shoveling coal to the sidelines.
The fuel that powered the U.S. from the industrial revolution into the iPhone era is being pushed aside as utilities switch to cleaner and cheaper alternatives
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Dutch bank ING Bank NV will pay $619 million to settle charges that it secretly moved billions of dollars through the U.S. financial system on behalf of Cuban and Iranian customers, in violation of U.S. sanctions
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration said Tuesday that Russia is sending attack helicopters to Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime and warned that the Arab country's 15-month conflict could become even deadlier