By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Struggling consumer electronics chain Best Buy said Monday that a former Williams-Sonoma executive will become its new chief financial officer beginning Dec. 10.
It's the latest executive move for the Minneapolis company since turnaround
By Kate Stanhope,
Bob Brunner, a writer and producer on Happy Days who both named Fonzie and also reportedly suggested that the character jump the shark, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 78.
Brunner died of a heart attack on Oct. 28 near his home in Northridge, Calif.
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Deliberations began Monday afternoon in the felony murder trial of a Houston woman who was out shopping while a fire broke out at her home day care, a blaze that killed four of seven unsupervised children.
The jury got the case after the morning
By JIM VERTUNOAP Sports Writer
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Lance Armstrong has cut formal ties with his cancer-fighting charity to avoid further damage brought by doping charges and being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.
Armstrong resigned from the board of directors for Livestrong on Nov. 4
By MARIA CHENGAP Medical Writer
LONDON (AP) - A leading British medical journal is asking the drug maker Roche to release all its data on Tamiflu, claiming there is no evidence the drug can actually stop the flu.
The drug has been stockpiled by dozens of governments worldwide in case of a
By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With the Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect by trolley the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter.
The Big Easy - which will be the site of
By ALBERTO ARCEAssociated Press
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - In a capital so dangerous that only the "walking dead" are said to venture out after dark, nothing could draw an obedient son from the safety of his parents' suburban home into the deserted night.
Nothing, that is, but a girl.
By CONNIE CASS and NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's not just the economy, stupid. It's the demographics - the changing face of America.
The 2012 elections drove home trends that have been embedded in the fine print of birth and death rates, immigration statistics and
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
SUSONO, Japan (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. is testing car safety systems that allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with the roads they are on in a just completed facility in Japan the size of three baseball stadiums.
The cars at the Intelligent
By GENE JOHNSON and JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. military has been criticized for its spotty record on convicting troops of killing civilians, but a hearing against Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales involving a massacre in Afghanistan has shown that it