By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Spirit Airlines is thinking outside of the bottle.
The low-cost carrier known for extra fees and cheeky ads is now pouring wine out of aluminum cans.
Starting this week, passengers can purchase white moscato or strawberry moscato wine from
By TOM CANAVANAP Sports Writer
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Incoming athletic director Julie Hermann believes her failure to deal professionally with players, on and off the court as a volleyball coach at Tennessee, has taught her much and that's part of the reason she is "uniquely qualified" to run
By KATHY MATHESON and KEITH COLLINSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A four-story building being demolished on the edge of downtown collapsed with a thunderous boom Wednesday, raining bricks down on a thrift store, injuring 13 people and trapping one other, the fire commissioner said.
By LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A mom sits at her kitchen table when her grade schooler saunters up with a big box of Cheerios.
"Mom," says the girl. "Dad told me Cheerios is good for your heart. Is that true?"
Cut to dad waking from a nap on the living room couch with a pile of
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A series of weak economic reports pushed the stock market sharply lower Wednesday. Stocks fell to their lowest level in a month.
Companies like miners, banks and chemical makers, whose fortunes are most closely tied to the prospects for growth,
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Investors could lose principal from money market investment funds that perform poorly under regulations proposed Wednesday by the Securities and Exchange Commission. But the change would affect mainly institutional rather than individual investors
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. service firms grew at a faster pace in May, driven by a jump in new orders. But a measure of hiring showed companies added fewer jobs.
The Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday that its index of service-sector growth rose
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders to U.S. factories rose modestly in April as manufacturers rebounded from a weak March performance.
Factory orders rose 1 percent in April compared with March when orders had dropped a sharp 4.7 percent, the Commerce Department said
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
UnitedHealth Group will raise its quarterly dividend by another 32 percent as the price of its stock hits all-time highs.
The payout is being made in the face of funding cuts to a key portion of the health insurer's business starting next year.
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government plans to sell another 30 million shares of General Motors stock in a public offering on Thursday as it speeds up efforts to divest itself from a stake in the auto giant that it got in a bailout four years ago.
The Treasury Department