By SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Travel Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Marriott International Inc. is betting that it can grow earnings this year through higher bookings and rates despite slowing growth overseas
The Bethesda, Md., hotel company raised its profit expectation for the full year but reined in
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The president of Florida A&M University abruptly resigned Wednesday, the latest in a series of blows to the college and its famed marching band following the hazing death of a drum major.
James Ammons' announcement appeared to take
By CIARAN GILES and DANIEL WOOLLS
MADRID (AP) - Spain's government imposed more austerity measures on the beleaguered country Wednesday as it unveiled sales tax hikes and spending cuts aimed at shaving €65 billion ($79.85 billion) off the state budget over the next two and a half years.
SPOKANE, Wash. - For months, Operation Redlight was a secret.
The year-long investigation into prostitution in Spokane came to a head on
Tuesday when local and federal agencies raided eight "day spas" and "massage
parlors", which police believe were front organizations for widespread
UPDATE: Airway Heights PD Chief tells KHQ's Chelsea Kopta that women
would arrange online to meet Johns at Northern Quest Resort &
Casino and carry out the prostitution in the resort hotel. Kalispel
Tribal police initially tipped off Airway Heights Police, who led
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. companies are scaling back their travel plans in response to Europe's financial crisis and uncertainty about the economy at home.
American business travelers are expected to take 437.9 million trips this year, the Global Business
By JENNY BARCHFIELDAssociated Press
SANTA RITA DO SAPUCAI, Brazil (AP) - Brazilian inmate Ronaldo da Silva was making an escape of a sort as he hopped on a bicycle and pedaled furiously, clocking up several miles (kilometers) before jumping off.
Silva didn't get very far, in fact not an inch
By MICHELLE FAULAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in jail for using child soldiers - a punishment meant to bring justice for his victims, to signal a warning to others and to act as a potential landmark in
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic party raised $71 million in June, well below the $106 million hauled in by rival Mitt Romney and the Republican party during the same period.
It was the second straight month that Romney has
By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An island offering a secluded beach, promises of great fishing and stunning views of the San Francisco skyline is up for sale - and at a discounted price.
Red Rock Island, a 6-acre mass of rock tucked away in a northern part of San