By By MALCOLM RITTERAP Science Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The woman who was a key figure in the federal government's response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 said Wednesday she will leave her post at the end of February.
"I have decided to return to my family and academia," Jane
By By LYNN DeBRUINAP Sports Writer
LOGAN, Utah (AP) - Three years ago, Will Davis was content to be playing flag football at Western Washington, gunning for an intramural championship. He had tuition money in hand, good buddies at his side and time to figure out life.
Now the charismatic 22-
By By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines is changing the way it charges you to fly.
American will charge $68 or $88 more per round trip for economy-class passengers who want a ticket that lets them check baggage or change the reservation later without getting hit by
By By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook is trying to make its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an effort to turn the world's largest social network in to a more discreet place.
The fine-tuning announced Wednesday will include several
By By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Police revealed Wednesday that they found a getaway car used in an execution-style daylight slaying of a Los Angeles man on a busy Manhattan street - a possible break in a case that has defied easy answers.
No motive or suspects have been
By By MIKE CORDERAssociated Press
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A U.N. war crimes court convicted a former senior Bosnian Serb army commander Wednesday of genocide for playing a key role in Europe's worst massacre since World War II and sentenced him to life imprisonment, delivering another
By By JOSH FUNKAP Business Writer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Warren Buffett's company paid $1.2 billion to repurchase 9,200 Class A shares from the estate of a longtime shareholder, and Berkshire Hathaway said Wednesday that its board approved paying higher prices for future buybacks.
By By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks ended the day little changed Wednesday after a rally prompted by the Federal Reserve's latest economic stimulus program fizzled out.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 2.99 points at 13,245.45. It had risen as much as
By By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Honda is recalling more than 870,000 minivans and SUVs worldwide because they can roll away even though drivers have removed the keys from the ignition.
The recall announced Wednesday affects older-model vehicles sold mainly in the United States.
By By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Eli Lilly's experimental Alzheimer's drug has flashed potential to help with mild cases of the disease, but patients and doctors will have to wait a few more years to learn whether regulators will allow the drugmaker to sell it.