By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Genetic material from Asian carp has been discovered in Lake Erie water samples collected nearly a year ago, officials said Friday.
Researchers with the University of Notre Dame, Central Michigan University and The Nature
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney's woes keep piling on. In the latest string of troubles, Macy's won a preliminary injunction against Martha Stewart Living that would prevent it from selling some of its products at the chain.
The decision from New York
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Friday he is hopeful a major trans-Pacific trade pact will be completed in 2013, but not this year as originally planned.
Chamber president, Thomas Donohue, was speaking ahead of a trip to
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
Wells Fargo is reporting higher earnings for the second quarter thanks to a pickup in lending and a decline in the amount of bad loans.
The San Francisco-based bank's net income rose 18 percent to $4.4 billion, compared to $3.7 billion in the same period
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The voter registration form arrived in the mail last month with some key information already filled in: Rosie Charlston's name was complete, as was her Seattle address.
Problem is, Rosie was a black lab who died in 1998.
A group called the
By JIM KUHNHENN and PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - His credibility under attack, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney insisted on Friday that he had "no role whatsoever in the management" of a private equity firm after early 1999, and demanded that President Barack
By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - A widely read microblog written by the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai and known for its sometimes tongue-in-cheek comments about China's social and political issues was inaccessible Friday.
Sina Weibo, China's most popular microblog site that hosts
By MARY ESCHAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won't cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.
The Columbus, Ohio-based company's personal
NEW YORK (AP) - Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $18.56 billion to $2.551 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, the Investment Company Institute said Thursday.
Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell $1.56 billion to $886.34 billion, the Washington-
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An industry forecast that nearly half a million new airline pilots will be needed worldwide over the next 20 years as airlines expand their fleets has raised safety concerns that airlines will hire lower caliber pilots as they struggle to fill slots