By PETER SVENSSON and YURI KAGEYAMAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Sprint dug a hole for itself when it bought Nextel in 2005 in one of the worst deals in telecom history. Now, a deep-pocketed friend from overseas could help the company climb out of its hole and reinvigorate its fight against
By ERIKA KINETZAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - India's inflation accelerated to 7.8 percent in September after the government hiked subsidized fuel prices to rein in the budget deficit.
The number released Monday is worse than expected and gives the central bank little room to cut
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday, led higher by exporters after a report on U.S. retail sales showed consumers in the world's biggest economy stepped up spending.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.9 percent to 8,658.82 and South Korea
By DAVE CARPENTERAP Business Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Economists foresee only tepid growth for the coming year, with unemployment back above 8 percent for the first half of 2013.
The good news: The housing market is recovering faster than expected and the economy likely won't fall off a "
By CHRIS DUNCANAP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) - This is more like it for Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
The reigning MVP set a career high and tied a franchise record with six touchdown passes and the Packers played their best game of their so far inconsistent season, beating
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's inflation eased further in September, giving the government more room to stimulate the country's slowing economy.
Consumer inflation fell to 1.9 percent from August's 2 percent rate, data showed Monday. Politically sensitive
By KRISTIE RIEKENAP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) - Aaron Rodgers threw for four touchdowns, three to Jordy Nelson, and the Green Bay Packers led the Houston Texans 28-17 after three quarters on Sunday night.
Rodgers connected with Nelson for a third touchdown on a 1-yard throw in the third
By ANTONIO GONZALEZAP Sports Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Antrel Rolle and the New York Giants studied Alex Smith so much they practically knew what was coming.
On one play in the third quarter, even running back Ahmad Bradshaw screamed from the sideline: "Trail. He's watching you." Rolle
By HOWIE RUMBERGAP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Detroit Tigers got a big boost from Anibal Sanchez's arm. They got a helping hand from an umpire, too.
The reward: a commanding 2-0 lead in the AL championship series, and a trip home with their ace ready to start.
Sanchez shut down a
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The advice from master to student over the past three years has been simple: Be prepared. Know what to do and how to do it.
"Fearless Felix" Baumgartner heeded Joe Kittinger's advice and followed it.
In the desert surrounding