WASHINGTON (AP) - The country's largest producer of organic peanut butter will have to prove that its facilities are clean enough to reopen. The Food and Drug Administration suspended the registration of Sunland Inc., Monday, after the New Mexico company's repeated food
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - American consumers are growing more confident about the job market, companies are ordering more equipment and home prices are rising in most major cities.
The latest batch of government data suggests that the
CINCINNATI (AP) - An avid marijuana user has agreed to give up his pastime to avoid a jail sentence from a southwest Ohio judge perplexed by his reluctance.
Nineteen-year-old Damaine Mitchell got credit for time served for marijuana possession, ending that case. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge
WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices increased in September in most major U.S. cities, more evidence of a housing recovery that is providing a lift to the fragile economy. The Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller national index measuring prices in 20 cities rose 3 percent in September
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington state Health Department will be changing marriage and divorce certificates in response to the same-sex marriage law that takes effect Dec. 6. Words such as "bride," ''groom," ''husband" and "wife" will likely be gone. The
By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Shakespeare's Globe, the open-air London playhouse that helped win modern audiences over to all-weather outdoor theatergoing, is embracing the great indoors.
The Globe on Tuesday unveiled details of a new indoor venue that will sit alongside the
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon state beach on Saturday, playing fetch with their dog Fran as eight-to-10-foot surf churned the water just feet away like a washing machine.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Police arrest 3 officials of Bangladesh factory where 112 died; suspected of locking doors.
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BEIJING (AP) - The online version of China's Communist Party newspaper has hailed a report by The Onion naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as the "Sexiest Man Alive" - apparently unaware it is satire.
The People's Daily ran a 55-page photo spread on its website Tuesday in a tribute to
By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man claiming part ownership of Facebook indicated Tuesday that his lawyer wants off the case because he's received threats, but he opposed the lawyer's motion to withdraw.
"I appreciate the fear for his own safety that