By JOE KAYAP Baseball Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) - Not just any comeback would get San Francisco back to playing for a pennant. It would take one of Giant proportions.
And Buster Posey believed it could happen. Even after the Giants left the West Coast down two games, the National League batting
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops.
It might not clear up more than a decade of confusion that resulted from the state's medical
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
The price of corn soared 5 percent Thursday after the government predicted that this year's harvest could be the smallest in six years.
Corn for December delivery rose 36.5 cents to finish at $7.7325 per bushel. Soybeans and wheat prices also rose.
By BREE FOWLERAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After a string of disappointing debuts, the IPO market showed signs of life Thursday, with shares of four newly public companies each shooting up more than 20 percent in their first day of trading.
All of the companies - Realogy, the owner of
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When the space shuttle Endeavour weaves through working-class communities on its way to its retirement home, Hildreth "Hal" Walker Jr. wants the children he tutors to remember a few names: Ronald McNair. Mae Jemison. Charles Bolden.
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Executives at some of the country's largest private equity firms reportedly told each other that they wouldn't drive up prices for companies they were looking to buy, according to new court documents.
A complaint released Wednesday by a
By JOSEPH PISANIAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - It's a shopper's nightmare: Buying something, then seeing it cheaper at another store. Thanks to price-comparison apps, there's no need to guess if you're getting the lowest price.
All you need is a smartphone and some
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The leader of Hezbollah claimed responsibility Thursday for launching an Iranian-made drone aircraft into Israeli airspace earlier this week, adding more tension to an already explosive Mideast atmosphere.
Sheik Hassan Nasrallah warned that it would
By SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Travel Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. airlines closed the summer travel season without any lengthy tarmac delays in August, the government said Thursday, a sharp reversal from a month earlier.
There were more long delays in July on airport tarmacs than in the