By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday it plans to cut several hundred salaried workers in Europe as part of a larger restructuring in the money-losing region.
The company is offering voluntary buyout programs in Germany, the U.K. and the rest of Europe. It
By KAREN MATTHEWS and LINDSEY TANNERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - It's a campaign believed to be unprecedented in its size and aggressiveness: New York City is dispensing the morning-after pill to girls as young as 14 at more than 50 public high schools, sometimes even before they have
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Well-heeled clients pay tens of thousands of dollars to hit the legal jackpot - Supreme Court review of their appeals. But on Tuesday, the court decided to hear cases filed by two people who couldn't afford or didn't bother to hire
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
SPRINGTOWN, Texas (AP) - Like many schools in Texas, "spare the rod and spoil the child" might be considered the motto at Springtown High School.
But when two teenage girls there reportedly suffered bruises after being paddled by male assistant principals,
By SAMANTHA CRITCHELLAP Fashion Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - When you are a hot young starlet in Hollywood, you often get what you want. For Nikki Reed, that meant goose-bump calfskin, and for Chloe Grace Moretz, it was a menswear-inspired design. They are two of the celebrities to work with footwear
By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A nuclear power partnership of General Electric Co. and Tokyo-based Hitachi Ltd. received federal approval Tuesday to build the first plant to enrich uranium for use in commercial reactors using a classified laser technology.
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A former college professor who killed three people and wounded three others during a faculty meeting wanted to go to death row and had to be convinced by her parents to accept a plea deal that spared her life, her lawyer said Tuesday.
By JIM SUHRAP Business Writer
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Mississippi River's 70-year-old system of locks and dams urgently needs upgrades to accommodate barges that have gotten bigger over time, a group of federal lawmakers is warning after last week's dayslong shutdown of the river's
By RANDALL CHASEAP Business Writer
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of a digital production company founded by film director James Cameron.
The judge signed off Tuesday on the sale of Digital Domain Media Group Inc. to a joint venture between a Chinese media
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins is promising to restore the BlackBerry phone's stature as a trailblazing device even as many investors fret about its potential demise.
Heins took the stage Tuesday at a conference for