By By FOSTER KLUG and MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - They don't call it rocket science for nothing.
North Korea's first successful launch of a three-stage, long-range rocket has outraged world leaders who consider it similar to a missile capable of
By By HOWARD FENDRICHAP Pro Football Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly two full seasons since signing a labor deal that paved the way for HGH testing in the NFL, the league and the players' union still haven't agreed to implement anything.
The NFL Players Association won't concede the
By By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A gunman opened fire in a Portland, Ore., area shopping mall Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding an unknown number of others, sheriff's deputies said.
"We believe there's at least one deceased and maybe more," said
By By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The head of Duke Energy said he regrets that officials with the nation's largest electric company went too far in their criticism of North Carolina regulators responsible for setting rates in its top power market, according to a
By By BRETT MARTELAP Sports Writer
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Finding fault with nearly everyone tied to the New Orleans Saints' bounty case, from the coaches to Roger Goodell, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue tossed out the suspensions of four players Tuesday and condemned the team for
By By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
The price of wheat dropped 3 percent Tuesday after the government predicted U.S. inventories will increase by the end of next year's growing season, in part because of weaker export demand.
March wheat fell 27.25 cents to finish at $8.215 per bushel. Corn
By RANDALL CHASEAP Business Writer
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the sale of most of the assets of failed battery maker A123 Systems Inc. to the U.S. arm of Chinese auto parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group Corp. for nearly $257 million.
In asking Judge
By By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo is spiffing up and expanding its email service in an attempt to regain some of the ground lost to a Google alternative that lured away millions of users.
The changes unveiled Tuesday are meant to make Yahoo's email faster
By By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - Fidelity Investments is trimming fees at its largest index mutual funds and making some of its lowest-cost options accessible to a larger number of fund shareholders, including those with as little as $2,500 to invest.
By By JAMIE STENGLE and MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The University of Virginia was put on warning Tuesday by an accrediting panel that found indications the school broke governance rules in a failed attempt to oust the prestigious public school's president this summer.