NEW YORK (AP) - Upscale Nordstrom Inc. has teamed up with Arcadia Group to launch shops under the British company's Topshop and Topman brands in 14 of its 117 full-scale department store locations.
With this deal, Nordstrom will become the largest U.S. retailer to sell a broad assortment of the
By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - As a presidential hopeful, Tim Pawlenty won respect among GOP insiders, social conservatives and the tea party movement. Far from the first love of any faction, he quickly washed out as a candidate.
Almost a year after he abandoned his White
By RONALD BLUMAP Sports Writer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Melky Cabrera and Pablo Sandoval sent the National League to a big early lead. Matt Cain and the rest of an imposing pitching staff finished off a Giant blowout in the All-Star game.
Flashing their bright orange spikes and booming bats, the
By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - The CEO of embattled BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. asked disgruntled investors for patience Tuesday as the company develops new devices to rival the iPhone and Android smartphones.
Thorsten Heins, who replaced longtime CEOs Mike
By GERALD IMRAYAP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) - Is manmade material superior to muscle? Are those blades better than real legs?
Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner, is taking the issue of disabled vs. able-bodied competition into new territory as he prepares for the London Olympics.
By Sadie Gennis,
Life has been rough for the Lifetime reality show Bristol Palin: Life's A Tripp. The show's star Bristol Palin and Lifetime's parent company A&E Television Network are being sued again — by the same person, Deadline reports.In the new lawsuit, filed on June
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Chuck E. Cheese has been given the pink slip.
The company that operates the chain of children's pizza restaurants is retiring the giant rodent's outdated image - and the man who voiced its character
By E. EDUARDO CASTILLOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The apparent victor of Mexico's presidential race, Enrique Pena Nieto, struggled Monday with the sticky bonds of his party's notorious past, the limitation of his election mandate and an opponent who refused to
By LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Amy Schultz Pearson is 31, married and has two young daughters. She just began training in anesthesiology and will be working 50 to 80 hours a week.
Pearson has a message for Anne-Marie Slaughter, the former
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) - In the swaying curtain of green fields outside town, Russ Ranniger hums along in his Deere tractor, plowing the same soil his father did, sleeping in the same 1881 wood-frame house he was carried into as a newborn 60 years