By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - In less than a year, many of the diesel-powered cargo ships docking at California ports won't just tie up - they'll also plug in.
The Port of Long Beach, the second-busiest in the U.S., on Monday showed off electrical plug-ins at
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Congress is considering legislation that would give states the ability to require out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes. If the measure passes, consumers would lose a loophole that has resulted in years of tax-free online shopping. Out-
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Disney is not giving up on "Star Wars" video games after all.
A month after shutting down game production at Lucasfilm subsidiary LucasArts, The Walt Disney Co. said Monday that it had entered multi-year deal with Electronic Arts Inc. to develop new "Star Wars" video games.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is recalling 38,197 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Buick Regal sedans in the U.S. because a defective battery control module could stall the engine or cause a fire.
Vehicles from the 2012 and 2013 model years equipped with GM's eAssist hybrid system
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A Taiwanese businessman long suspected of ties to North Korea and his Illinois-based son have been charged in Chicago with seeking to bypass a U.S. ban on the export of weapons machinery to the hard-line communist nation, federal prosecutors announced
By M.L. JOHNSONAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - U.S. cranberry farmers who spent millions of dollars to replant and expand bogs face a financial crisis after a huge harvest in Canada flooded the market and sent prices plummeting.
Farmers in Wisconsin, the leading cranberry producer, have been
NEW YORK (AP) - Major stock market indexes are ending little changed on Wall Street following a record-breaking week.
The Dow Jones industrial average ended down five points at 14,968 Monday. It broke through 15,000 last week.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose three points to 1,617,
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Indoor tanning beds would carry new warnings about the risk of cancer and be subject to more stringent federal oversight, under a proposal unveiled Monday by the Food and Drug Administration.
The FDA has regulated tanning beds and sun lamps for
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Adobe says it is moving to an online subscription-based model for the software package it sells to designers, Web developers, video editors and other creative professionals.
Adobe Systems Inc. said Monday that it will not release new versions
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill.
In a first for the drug industry, Pfizer Inc. told The Associated Press that the drugmaker will begin selling its