By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Agriculture economists have long warned that farmers are getting old and staying on their land longer, delaying the turnover to a younger generation. But an Ohio State University professor argues that those fears are overstated and the United
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is doing his part to support small businesses.
Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha dropped in Saturday at Washington's Politics and Prose bookstore and purchased what he said was a "long list" of books that included
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The troubled Vatican bank announced its new top manager Saturday, promoting an outside consultant who had stepped in when the bank's top two managers resigned amid scandal last summer.
Rolando Marranci had worked for Promontory Financial
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The nuclear deal struck by Iran and six world powers will put more rubber on the road in the Islamic Republic.
The country's major carmakers stand ready to start receiving parts again from French firms PSA Peugeot Citroen and Renault when
By YURAS KARMANAUAssociated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - About 10,000 anti-government demonstrators angry about Ukraine's refusal to sign a pro-European Union agreement converged Saturday on a square outside a monastery where protesters driven away in a pre-dawn clash with police were taking
By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese government has declared victory in cleaning up what it considers rumors, negativity and unruliness from online discourse, while critics say the moves have suppressed criticism of the government and ruling Communist Party.
Beijing launched the
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
Millions of Americans turned out as the holiday buying season started earlier this year on Thanksgiving Day. But there's still a lot of shopping left.
While figures aren't yet available on how many people shopped on the first two days of the holiday
By The Associated Press
The holiday shopping season kicked off early, as several retailers began offering deals on Thanksgiving Day. Many people complained about the early start and the mad rush for deals - yet they went out shopping anyway. Deals aren't over yet, as big retailers believe they
By The Associated Press
The holiday shopping season kicked off early, as several retailers began offering deals on Thanksgiving. Many people complained about the early start and the mad rush for deals - yet they went shopping anyway. Deals aren't over yet, as big retailers believe they must
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) - The Cayman Islands has signed an agreement with the U.S. government to fight offshore tax evasion and encourage financial transparency.
The U.S. Department of Treasury said in a statement Friday that the Cayman Islands will share tax information about U.S. account