By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is stepping up its fight against counterfeit and other potentially harmful medicine sold over the Internet.
The agency is ordering operators of about 4,100 websites to immediately stop selling unapproved
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - One type of investor buys stocks when everyone is convinced that corporate earnings will fall. He buys because he thinks they're wrong and earnings will rise instead. Call him the contrarian.
Another type of investor buys when everyone
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - In December 2008, two of Bernard Madoff's most loyal employees met on a Manhattan street corner and fretted over a closely held secret that the rest of the world would learn about eight days later: that their boss was a con man for the
By BILL BARROW and SUSANNE SCHAFERAssociated Press
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's population has nearly doubled since 1970, fueled by an economic expansion that brought an influx of Midwesterners, Northeasterners and nonwhites and turning the state from a Republican presidential
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans boosted their borrowing in August by the largest amount in three months with strong gains in the category that covers auto and student loans and in credit card debt.
Total consumer borrowing increased $18.1 billion in August
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As the tally from a deadly meningitis outbreak rose Friday, health officials identified the medical clinics across the country that received steroid shots for back pain now linked to the illnesses.
Authorities took the step to help identify
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
FREMONT, Ind. (AP) - Apple's new maps app came out the day I started a 2,243-mile road trip through four states. As complaints about it trickled in and Apple's CEO apologized, I was left wondering whether people were using the same app I was.
By MALCOLM RITTERAP Science Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The two kinds of fungus linked to a meningitis outbreak are found in plenty of places and rarely make people sick.
People inhale one kind, Aspergillus, all the time without any problem. It's nearly impossible to avoid, found in such places
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - France's government is under attack by a flock of furious "pigeons." And the angry birds have won the first battle.
A group of entrepreneurs calling themselves "pigeons" - French slang for someone who has been taken advantage of - have
By ERIKA NIEDOWSKI and MICHELLE R. SMITHAssociated Press
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The three victims who were pulled from a car hours after it plunged off a pier and landed on its roof in Newport Harbor were identified Saturday as a Rhode Island woman and two women from Europe, police said.