By MIKE SCHNEIDER and GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The next phase of an investigation into a veterans charity accused of being a front for a $300 million gambling operation will focus on the hundreds of thousands of dollars spent on lobbying and campaigns donations, authorities
HONG KONG (AP) - China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone carrier by number of subscribers, said Thursday that profit rose just 2.7 percent last year as it grappled with fierce competition and higher costs.
The Beijing-based phone company said it earned 129.3 billion yuan ($16.7 billion) in
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese authorities are investigating whether Coca-Cola Co. employees improperly used location-finding technology in violation of restrictions on map-making.
Coca-Cola said Thursday it was cooperating with investigators. It said trucks for some of
By MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The number of Monarch butterflies making it to their winter refuge in Mexico dropped 59 percent this year, falling to the lowest level since comparable record-keeping began 20 years ago, scientists reported Wednesday.
It was the third straight
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple CEO Tim Cook has been ordered to testify in a New York court case the Justice Department brought against the company over the pricing of e-books for consumers.
Federal Judge Denise Cote on Wednesday granted a government request to depose Apple Inc.'s chief executive.
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A tax-preparation glitch affecting about 660,000 tax returns will delay refunds by as long as six weeks, with customers of the nation's largest tax preparer among those affected.
The Internal Revenue Service said in a statement
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - A woman who was given a new liver, pancreas, stomach and small and large intestine at a Miami hospital in 2007 has delivered a healthy baby girl, believed to be the first known case of a five-organ transplant patient giving birth.
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida's lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a scandal involving a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was a front for a $300 million gambling operation.
The organization, Allied
By LYNN ELBERAP Television Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Veronica Mars" fans just bought themselves a big-screen version of the cult favorite TV series.
A crowd-sourcing campaign on the Kickstarter website to raise $2 million for the project hit its goal in less than a day.
"Veronica Mars," which