MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The candy machine at Henry Sibley High School knows when students roam the halls and automatically powers down when they've gone home. The basketball court still shines,
NEW YORK (AP) — Enthusiasm over government programs aimed at breaking a logjam in bank lending has become the key driver of the market's recent surge. But that could take a back seat in coming weeks
HONOLULU (AP) — Tourism industry leaders in Hawaii coping with the sharp downturn in business travel are seeking help from a native son — President Barack Obama.Gov. Linda Lingle, 90 business leaders
CHICAGO (AP) — First came the housing bust, followed by eroding job security and dwindling retirement accounts.Now, the worst downturn in decades is nibbling away at something so entrenched that
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lying on her chest in a small crawl space, Staff Sgt. Dana Fernkas watches the gray Air Force jet emerge from the clouds and ease up just behind the rear window in the belly of her
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — On the surface, there doesn't seem to be much of a connection between the servers that run corporate data centers and a handheld video camera you use to film family vacations.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Massive investment losses sustained by public pension funds are pressuring state lawmakers from New Mexico to New York to spend more taxpayer money to shore up their programs,
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Corp. is softening its opposition to bankruptcy reorganization a little more."If it's required, that's what we'll do," new Chief Executive Fritz Henderson said in an
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the coming weeks and months, hundreds of thousands of jobless Americans will exhaust their unemployment benefits, just when it's never been harder to find a job.Congress extended
NEW YORK (AP) — When it bought the Boston Globe for a record $1.1 billion in 1993, the New York Times Co. added one of the nation's most acclaimed and profitable newspapers to its empire.But analysts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bailing out the financial sector will cost taxpayers $167 billion more than originally anticipated, according to a Congressional Budget Office estimate.The original figure in
NEW YORK (AP) — Casino operator MGM Mirage, struggling under a heavy debt burden and waning consumer spending, has hired Morgan Stanley to help it shop assets, The Wall Street Journal reported
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has the planet's cheapest gasoline: At 12 cents a gallon (3 cents a liter), it costs about 30 times less than bottled water.But falling oil income and sagging
FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — About the only quiet places in the headquarters of Muzak Holdings LLC are, believe it or not, the building's elevators.The omission is intentional. Muzak management wants
AT&T and unions for its landline workers were working past a strike deadline early Sunday to try to reach agreement on a new contract.Core wireline contracts across the country expired at 11:59 p.m.