By SUSAN HAIGHAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Republican candidate Linda McMahon says she hasn't offered specifics throughout Connecticut's Senate race for changing Social Security and Medicare because she would be "demagogued" for her ideas.
Senior citizens issues have been a
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Google became the latest company Thursday to release its financial results earlier than scheduled, after which its stock price dropped 9 percent before trading was suspended.
The search company blamed a contractor, R.R. Donnelley & Sons
By NOAH TRISTERAP Sports Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Prince Fielder waved his arms frantically, gleefully calling off his teammates while the crowd at Comerica Park roared.
From the moment the big first baseman signed his massive contract in January, an entire city had been waiting for a chance to
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Nearly three years after the Fort Hood shooting, a group of soldiers and their families is pressing the Department of Defense to make victims of the rampage eligible for the Purple Heart and other benefits.
About 160 people affected by
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The Appleseed Fund is unusual, and not just because of its strict socially-responsible investing mandate.
Just as noteworthy is Appleseed's atypical record. The mutual fund has been one of the best performers over the latest 5-year
By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Capital One Financial Corp.'s net income vaulted 47 percent in the third quarter, as the lender's acquisition of online bank ING Direct and HSBC's U.S. credit card business helped boost its loan revenue.
The results released
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
PARMA, Ohio (AP) - Lest anyone forget the importance of Ohio's white, working-class voters, President Barack Obama sent a clear reminder on Thursday.
Make that two reminders: Bill (Clinton) and The Boss (Bruce Springsteen), two aging baby boomers still at the
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft Corp.'s net income fell 22 percent in the latest quarter as it deferred revenue from the sale of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system to PC makers - and as PC sales in general took a dive.
The economic troubles in Europe
By HENRY C. JACKSON and KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Missouri Rep. Todd Akin raised about $1.6 million for his Senate bid in the months after Republican Party officials sought to distance themselves from his comments on "legitimate rape," according to his filings with the
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
Soybean, corn and wheat prices rose as some South American farming regions get either too much or not enough rain.
Soybeans finished up 2.4 percent Thursday; corn increased 2 percent and wheat gained 1.4 percent.
Brazil and Argentina are huge producers of corn