By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Noriko Uno was afraid of driving fast, often avoiding the freeway and taking the same route every day from her Upland home to and from her family's sushi restaurant. She had put only 10,000 miles on her 2006 Camry in about four years.
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew throughout the country from late May through early July, bolstered by the housing recovery, consumers and more factory output.
A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday showed eleven of the Fed banking districts
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A strange glow in space has provided fresh evidence that all the gold on Earth was forged from ancient collisions of dead stars, researchers reported Wednesday.
Astronomers have long known that fusion reactions in the cores of stars create lighter
By RAQUEL MARIA DILLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Protesters ran through Los Angeles streets Monday night, breaking windows, attacking people on sidewalks and at one point raiding a Wal-Mart store, while others blocked a major freeway in the San Francisco Bay Area in the third night of
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Nearly 70 years after Jackie Robinson was run out of town, Sanford is absorbing what some see as another blow to race relations: the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Some black residents of this community of
By ALEX VEIGAAP Real Estate Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fewer U.S. homes entered the foreclosure process or were repossessed by banks in June, the latest sign that the nation is shaking off its housing bust hangover.
Lenders initiated the foreclosure process on 57,286 homes last month, the lowest
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. regulators have labeled insurer American International Group Inc. and General Electric Co.'s finance arm as potential threats to the financial system, designations that bring stricter government oversight.
The Financial Stability
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - From Billie Jean King to The Beatles, Jimmy Connors to Jimi Hendrix, Chris Evert to The Rolling Stones.
For decades, the stadium at the West Side Tennis Club was not only one of the cathedrals of tennis - host of the U.S. Open - it was also a
By JAKE PEARSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - From solemn to spectacular, the nation marked its independence with the reopening of the Statue of Liberty for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, extravagant fireworks that included a 19-burst salute to Arizona's fallen firefighters and a
By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - When Aaron Hernandez first went before a judge to face a murder charge, a defense attorney said the former New England Patriots tight end had never been accused of a violent crime. But Hernandez is apparently no stranger to violence.
Since he was