By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Corporate deals and fresh evidence of a stronger economy are giving the stock market a jolt.
LSI Corp. rose Monday after chipmaker Avago Technologies said it was buying the company for $6.6 billion. AIG was up after it announced the sale of its aircraft
By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The National Finals Rodeo is planning to leave Las Vegas for Florida after 29 years, depriving Sin City of an event that ropes in nearly $100 million for the local economy as thousands of cowboys and rodeo fans descend on the city each December.
By The Associated Press
Herbalife says a re-audit of more than three years of its financial results found no material changes to its prior financial statements.
It's good news for the company, which has faced intense criticism over the past year for its business structure and leadership.
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Retiring General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says the government bailout of his company was a net gain for taxpayers - even though they lost $10.5 billion in the deal.
Akerson says if GM had gone under, taxpayers would have had to pick up pension plans with
By Peter BraunProvided by
The Blues Brothers may not be a car movie, but it does have some of the best car chases ever filmed. Now there is a new way to watch it, because someone has managed to completely recreate it using nothing but Lego.
That someone is in fact the many ‘Lego artisans
BOSTON (AP) - The Christian Science Monitor, the 105-year-old newspaper owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist, has named Marshall Ingwerson as its new editor.
Ingwerson has served as the publication's managing editor since 1999 and was previously its correspondent in Moscow, Miami, Los
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A political party that opposes the harsh austerity measures imposed during Greece's financial crisis has taken a narrow lead in a closely monitored opinion poll.
The MRB tracking survey published by the news website real.gr Monday also found that more than 90 percent of
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google may be gearing up to build robots that resemble props in science-fiction movies as the ambitious Internet company expands into yet another technological frontier.
To gather the expertise and research it needs, Google has purchased
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has canceled a trip to Azerbaijan to attend the signing of two energy deals after his government plane malfunctioned soon after takeoff.
The air force said a problem with the Embraer jet's flaps caused it to return to Elefsina military
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a ruling with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records likely violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on