By KATY DAIGLEAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - What is a sip of clean water worth? Is there economic value in the shade of a tree? And how much would you pay for a breath of fresh air?
Putting a price on a natural bounty long taken for granted as free may
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - For decades there's been no such thing as a commercial radio or TV spot in Cuba. Ditto for billboards, website banner ads, and newspaper classifieds.
It can be a refreshing change from the global marketing
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Additional crews were joining the fight Saturday against a wildfire in northern Colorado that has scorched about 85 square miles and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in state history.
The High Park Fire
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Rep. Vern Buchanan is fighting off a congressional ethics investigation linked to a former business partner and campaign donations. Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters is battling a charge of impropriety about work she
By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - When President Barack Obama came to New York City this week, his first stop was at that tall building under construction at the corner of West and Vesey streets.
You know, One World Trade Center. Or perhaps you
NEW YORK (AP) - Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets fell by $10.68 billion to $2.554 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, the Investment Company Institute said Thursday.
Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell by $550
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Memphis say two 14-year-old boys used school buses for their own demolition derby.
According to The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/LWE3ZF), the teens crashed 31 school buses into each other Monday, causing over $60,000 in damage
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Not that they're a step away from the poor house, but some of Mitt Romney's potential vice presidential running mates are grappling with the same financial issues as many other Americans.
SPOKANE, Wash. - There is a new weigh station now for any commercial vehicle that comes across the border from Idaho to Spokane on I-90. The state-of-the-art technology provides automated vehicle identification and automated license plate recognition to distinguish the difference between trucks
By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia has created the world's largest network of marine reserves and will restrict fishing as well as oil and gas exploration in a major step to safeguard the environment and access to food.