By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Oil prices fell on Wednesday for the third day in a row as traders realized that a recent run-up to $100 may have been overdone.
Oil ended at $91.98 on Wednesday, dropping $3.31, or 3.5 percent. That was its lowest close since Aug. 3. Oil has fallen 7 percent
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - It's still technically summer, but for some it's not too soon to think about what the kiddies will want for the holidays.
Toys R Us has come out with its annual "hot toy" list that includes tablets for kids, fashion dolls in the likeness
By NOAH TRISTERAP Baseball Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Miguel Cabrera is making a late push for the Triple Crown - and if he keeps swinging like this, the Detroit Tigers could still have a shot in the AL Central.
Cabrera homered twice, including a grand slam in the eighth inning, and the Tigers
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan Airlines Co. capped an $8.5 billion initial public offering, the biggest this year after Facebook's, with a modest return to the Tokyo Stock Exchange: Its share price rose only 1 percent in the first day of trading.
The shares closed
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A two-year investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice has found that a North Carolina sheriff and his deputies routinely discriminated against Latinos by making unwarranted arrests with the intent of maximizing deportations.
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Elmo, Big Bird and the rest of the "Sesame Street" crew have always talked to kids. Now, they'll try to have a two-way conversation with their pint-sized audience using Kinect, the motion and voice-sensing controller created by
By RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A Harvard University professor on Tuesday unveiled a fourth-century fragment of papyrus she said is the only existing ancient text quoting Jesus explicitly referring to having a wife.
Karen King, an expert in the history of Christianity, said the
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Pick any stretch of road slicing through the American Southwest. The sun beats down on the asphalt like nowhere else and heat waves distort the landscape.
It's here, in these open expanses, that experts say is a massive
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A convicted murderer in Massachusetts says a judge's decision to grant her request for sex-reassignment surgery is "the right thing to do."
U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf ruled this month that the surgery is the only adequate treatment
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines is sending layoff warning notices to more than 11,000 employees although a spokesman says the company expects job losses to be closer to 4,400.
The notices went out to mechanics and ground workers whose jobs will be affected as