By ANDREW DeMILLOAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a proposed ballot measure that, if successful, would make the state the first in the South to legalize medical marijuana.
Justices rejected a challenge by a coalition of conservative groups
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks notched their first gain of the week Thursday after Spain announced severe budget cuts intended to convince the world that it can meet deficit-reduction targets.
It was the best day for the U.S. market since Sept. 13, when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY and ROBERT JABLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An actor whose character died a violent death on the TV drama "Sons of Anarchy" plunged to his death in a driveway after apparently killing his landlady and attacking neighbors near Hollywood, police said Thursday.
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits plunged 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 359,000, a hopeful sign for the job market. It's the lowest level of weekly applications in nine weeks.
The Labor Department
By GREG KELLERAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - The chief executive of PSA Peugeot Citroen, France's largest carmaker, admits his company is "in the eye of the hurricane" as Europe's car makers face an expected 6th straight year of falling sales in 2013.
And things aren't expected to
PARIS (AP) - Volkswagen's marketing chief says car companies are going to have to live with tough markets, especially in crisis-hit southern Europe.
VW's sales and marketing boss, Christian Klingler, told reporters at the Paris Auto Show that Spain's overall market has fallen by half
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Comcast Corp. and its NBCUniversal subsidiary are taking a stake in zeebox, the maker of a so-called "second screen" app that people can fiddle with on mobile devices while they watch TV.
The cable giant isn't saying how much it's putting into the company, but executives
By ERIC TALMADGEAssociated Press
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan (AP) - Years before F-22 pilots began getting dizzy in the cockpit, before one struggled to breathe as he tried to pull out of a fatal crash, before two more went on television to say the plane was so unsafe they refused to fly it, a small
By JOSEPH WHITEAP Sports Writer
BALTIMORE (AP) - The final pass of the game sailed out of the end zone, saving the regular refs from the same type of call that brought the replacements to the height of unpopularity just three days earlier.
Referee Gene Steratore and his crew didn't have to
By JESSE WASHINGTONAP National Writer
BRIDGEPORT, Ohio (AP) - To look at Ohio is to glimpse America in a nutshell - a state full of places where laborers, truck drivers, cooks, store clerks and business owners form the backbone of small-town life. Places where the deli cashes checks, cars and