By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Broadcaster CBS Corp. said Wednesday that its third-quarter earnings rose 16 percent from a year ago as a decline in advertising revenue was offset by higher fees from TV distributors.
The New York-based company said ad revenue fell 3
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For years, foes of same-sex marriage had a potent talking point: They'd won every time the issue went to a popular vote.
That winning streak has now been shattered in a multi-state electoral sweep by gay marriage supporters. It's a
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix's stock emerged as a bright spot Wednesday during a dreary day on Wall Street. It got a boost from signs that the Internet video service is warding off its competition, while many investors are hoping the company's
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans took out more student and auto loans in September to boost consumer borrowing to a record level. But they cut back on credit card borrowing, a sign many remain cautious about taking on high-interest debt.
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - A Swiss engineering group said Wednesday it has developed a new circuit breaker that will help utilities transfer power over longer distances, making for more efficient and reliable electric supplies.
Zurich-based ABB Group announced it developed
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Taco Bell wants to become destination for snack-starved younger people, not just a place to get burritos for lunch or dinner.
The Mexican-style chain plans to announce this week an expansion of its sweet treats menu, with the addition of
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A protest at the University of Mississippi against the re-election of President Barack Obama grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor charges
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Boeing is shaking up its shrinking defense division, putting some executives into new roles and reducing the number of managers.
It's also disbanding its Missiles and Unmanned Airborne Systems division, spreading its work out among other Boeing units.
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Donald Trump has deleted some of the Twitter tirade he posted following President Barack Obama's re-election, and added new critiques of NBC's Brian Williams.
Trump began tweeting before the election was called that it was "a
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
Time is running short for Medicare Advantage customers who still need to sort through the smorgasbord of coverage options available for next year.
The annual open enrollment period ends Dec. 7 for these privately run versions of the government's Medicare