By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Computer crashes should be giving way to insurance coverage - if the government's diagnosis of its health care website is correct.
The Health and Human Services Department released a progress report Sunday on its effort get the troubled
By YURAS KARMANAU and MARIA DANILOVAAssociated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Thousands of protesters besieged government buildings in Ukraine's capital on Monday to demand the ouster of the prime minister and his Cabinet, as anger at the president's decision to ditch a deal for closer ties
By JIM FITZGERALDAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two data recorders retrieved from the commuter train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve, killing four people, may provide information on the speed of the train, how the brakes were applied and the throttle setting, a member of the
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The way Frank DiPascali tells it, Bernard Madoff planted the seeds of deception for his $17 billion Ponzi scheme back in the 1970s, when his firm was in a small office at 110 Wall Street.
Madoff "would very loudly proclaim" that he had made a killing on
By The Associated Press
LONDON (AP) - Global stock markets dipped on Monday as investors awaited the release of U.S. data for clearer signs about when the Federal Reserve will cut its monetary stimulus.
Trading volumes were low after a long weekend in the U.S. and ahead of year-end holidays
By JOSHUA GOODMANAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight of an economic crisis that is forcing his hand-picked successor to cut back on
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese manufacturing barely expanded in November, growing at about the same rate as the previous month, two surveys showed in further evidence that the world's No. 2 economy is undergoing a sluggish recovery.
HSBC's purchasing managers
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers got Americans into stores during the start to the holiday shopping season. Now, they'll need to figure out how to get them to actually shop.
Target, Macy's and other retailers offered holiday discounts in early November and
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Company executives say new models of Rubik's Cube are being launched in an effort to battle counterfeit models, many of which are made in China.
Janos Kovacs, brand manager for Rubik Enterprises, says one of the models has an improved mechanism which can be customized
By JESSICA HERNDONAP Film Writer
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and 3-D animated musical "Frozen" dished up box office records over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Lionsgate's sequel earned a prodigious $75 million in its second weekend, while Disney's frosty fete opened with $67 million,