By SARAH SKIDMORE SELLAP Business Writer
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares jumped in initial trading Thursday as the company returns to the market in the largest hotel IPO ever.
The hotelier was taken private in 2007 by the Blackstone Group. It returned as a publicly traded company Thursday,
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Lower stock prices on Thursday set up investors for a third day in a row of declines.
Stocks have risen sharply this year, and some analysts have been saying buyers may be getting more choosy. Also, some are worried that a recovering U.S. economy suggests that the
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Hilton is back, and in a big way.
The hotelier, which went private in 2007, on Wednesday priced its initial public offering at $20 per share. The company and a shareholder are selling 117.6 million shares, about 5 million more than originally
ALBUQUERQUE, NM - The field is set for the eighth annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl and the city of Albuquerque is ready to welcome fans. The first game of the college football postseason pits the Washington State Cougars against the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the University
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - A $100 million lawsuit has been filed against a Florida billionaire over a 2012 helicopter crash in the Bahamas that killed a prominent tax attorney.
The widow of attorney Lance Valdez filed the wrongful death suit Monday in Miami federal court
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
He goes to Santa School.
Each year at the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School, dozens of prospective St. Nicks come to learn the
By ERIC TALMADGEAssociated Press
RAJIN, North Korea (AP) - Many of the ways in which this dusty, windswept area differs from most of North Korea are easiest to see at night.
Although there are traffic lights in other cities, the ones here in the Rason Special Economic Zone actually light up. The
By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The 85-year-old U.S. Korean War veteran who was detained for weeks by North Korea said Monday that the videotaped confession in which he apologized for killing North Koreans during the war was given involuntarily and under duress.
In a written
TAOS, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico State Police officer who fired shots at a minivan full of children during a chaotic October traffic stop in Taos plans to appeal his firing.
Attorneys for Elias Montoya announced Sunday that they are reviewing the allegations against the veteran officer and that
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to attend a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, boarded Air Force One under cold, rainy skies Monday morning for the long