By By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A safety citation obtained Friday confirmed that a former FedEx driver in Utah - now suing for discrimination - had been cited for violations of federal trucking regulations.
The violations in Iowa led to the termination of Ismail Aliyev, who
By By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A former General Motors engineer with access to the automaker's hybrid technology was convicted Friday along with her husband of stealing trade secrets for possible use in China.
Shanshan Du won a transfer within GM in 2003 to be closer to the
By By MICHELLE R. SMITHAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The federal government plans to sell leases for wind farms off the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Virginia, marking the first time it has sold competitive leases for wind energy on the outer continental shelf, officials
By By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
MASNAA, Lebanon (AP) - Syrian security forces killed as many as 20 Lebanese gunmen who were fighting alongside rebels in Syria on Friday, raising tensions amid mounting fears that the Syrian civil war is enflaming the region.
The Lebanese security officials
By By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kevin Lunny's struggle to keep his family's oyster farm running in Point Reyes National Seashore appears to be over, closing out an era of oysterman plying the park's pristine waters and ushering in the nation's newest
By By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - For the first time, scientists have figured out how to determine the age of a lobster - by counting its rings, like a tree.
Nobody knows how old lobsters can live to be; some people estimate they live to more than 100.
But knowing -
NEW YORK (AP) - Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $10.09 billion to $2.612 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.
Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds rose $1.32 billion to $904.22 billion, the Washington-based
By By PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Leaders of Texas' embattled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort approved an $11 million grant to a biomedical company even though the proposal wasn't reviewed, according to an internal audit that deepens the troubles of a state
By By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - "Do we still have a TV?"
That's the text message I got from my husband as I walked up the steps to our Brooklyn apartment on a Friday afternoon this fall. I was fairly sure that we did. I opened the door. Cats, check. TV, check.
By By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress on Thursday took its first hard look at the damage from Superstorm Sandy amid appeals for tens of billions of dollars in additional disaster assistance to rebuild from one of the most destructive storms ever to hit the Northeast.