By JESSE WASHINGTONAP National Writer
What, exactly, is discrimination, and what should be done to fight it? This election offers choices on the answers.
In areas such as mortgages, voter identification and immigration enforcement, the presidential candidates differ over how to use
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's is firing its first salvo at the millennials.
The venerable department store chain is launching 13 new brands and expanding 10 other existing labels that it believes will resonate with shoppers in that 13-to-30 age group.
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
It's the latest snapshot of the growing burden of student debt and it's another discouraging one: Two-thirds of the national college class of 2011 finished school with loan debt, and those who borrowed walked off the graduation stage owing on average $
By ANTHONY McCARTNEYAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - DC Comics will retain its rights to Superman after a judge ruled Wednesday that the heirs of one of the superhero's co-creators signed away their ability to reclaim copyrights to the Man of Steel roughly 20 years ago.
By JOSEPH PISANIAP Business Writer
Quick. How much are you paying every month just to have a checking account?
And for ATM Fees?
If you're not sure, it's time to find out.
Checking account fees have soared over the past year as banks try to boost profits. Depending on your situation, it
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Democratic National Convention relied on at least $5 million in corporate donations, despite repeated pledges by top party officials only to use money raised from individuals.
Reports filed Wednesday with the Federal Election
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - This is presidential? They bicker, interrupt, talk over the moderator.
To some, the Obama-Romney rematch was squirm-inducing. But shedding some dignity probably won't cost the candidates much. Since both President Barack Obama and challenger
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - While Microsoft is touting next week's launch of Windows 8 as the savior of the computer industry, PC makers and analysts are increasingly skeptical that the new operating system will lure consumers away from tablets and smartphones.
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - EBay reported Tuesday that its third-quarter net income rose 22 percent thanks to higher revenue at its PayPal payments service and at the marketplaces business that includes eBay.com.
The results were roughly within expectations, with
By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - American Express Co. said Wednesday that its net income rose 1 percent in the third quarter, aided by lower expenses and increased spending by the credit card issuer's customers.
Spending by the company's cardholders rose 8 percent in