NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is little changed in early trading as investors weigh a budget deal out of Washington and a batch of corporate news.
The Dow Jones industrial average eased 20 points to 15,951 shortly after the market opened Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The 15-year search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about the future of efforts to develop a female equivalent to Viagra.
Sprout Pharmaceuticals said Wednesday it has reached an impasse
By ALI ZERDINAssociated Press
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) - Slovenia said Wednesday it has enough funds to shore up its indebted banks, indicating the small European Union country will not be seeking an international bailout.
The central bank said in a statement "the government has enough means to
PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech brewery Budejovicky Budvar NP says a Portuguese trade court has upheld a decision prohibiting its rival, Anheuser-Busch InBev, from using the Budweiser name in the country.
State-owned Budvar says the ruling bans AB InBev, the world's largest brewer, from selling its
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures were mixed Wednesday as investors continue to take profits toward the end of the year.
Dow Jones industrial futures rose 13 points to 15,991 on Wednesday. S&P futures gained less than a point to 1,803.50. Nasdaq futures fell less than a point to 3,515.75.
MILAN (AP) - An Italian industrialist's company says it is suing Silvio Berlusconi's holding company for 30 million euros ($41 million) on top of the nearly 500 million euros it was previously awarded.
The CIR Group said in a statement Wednesday it was seeking moral damages for a corruption
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - The Bosnian prosecutor's office says it is investigating who is at fault after the European Union halved the country's funding because its squabbling leaders have not changed the constitution to allow more rights for minorities.
The EU announced it would
BERLIN (AP) - A building crane collapsed Wednesday onto a supermarket in western Germany, killing one person and injuring at least five others, police said.
Rescuers were struggling to comb through the wreckage of the Aldi supermarket in the town of Bad Homburg, near Frankfurt, because parts of the
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Playing catch-up with a long way to go, President Barack Obama's new health insurance markets last month picked up the dismal pace of signups, the administration reported Wednesday.
Enrollment statistics from the Health and Human
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus has earmarked 340 million euros ($467.5 million) to help combat joblessness, which is expected to peak next year at over 19 percent in the bailed-out country.
President Nicos Anastasiades says 300 million euros - half of which will come from the European Investment
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart
A man who has already endured more than most is facing a new challenge.
Over the weekend, James VanCuren's snow tires were stolen from outside his garage before being installed on his truck.
"I'm not taking the pass this time of year with bald tires," said VanCuren.
The loss of his tires
by WSU Athletics Media Relations
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Washington State’s Kyra Holt was named the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Pacific North Region Freshman of the Year.
Through a vote of the region’s coaches, Holt, a 6-1 outside hitter from Hercules, Calif., added yet another honor to