| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:52 AM
West Liberty, Kentucky -- With dozens dead and scores of buildings reduced to rubble, residents of the Midwest and South on Sunday were assessing the damage that a series of vicious twisters left behind last week.
By the time the powerful storm system...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Outpourings of public grief and appreciation swept the globe on Thursday after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
Jobs, who touched the daily lives of countless millions of people through the Macintosh computer, iPod, iPhone and iPad, died on...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:33 AM
The United Auto Workers and Chrysler Group LLC reached tentative agreement on a four-year labor contract that would pay workers smaller bonuses than unionized workers at General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co, the union said on Wednesday.
The labor deal...
| May 23, 2011
| 3:53 PM
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's highly anticipated hepatitis C drug won U.S. approval, promising far higher cure rates for the liver-destroying disease and setting up a head-to-head marketing battle with a rival new medicine from Merck & Co.
Incivek, a pill...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 8:45 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Microsoft Corp on Thursday, rejecting its appeal of a record $290 million jury verdict for infringing a small Canadian software firm's patent.
The justices unanimously upheld a U.S. appeals court ruling that went...
| Nov 29, 2011
(Reuters) - American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday to cut costs and combat soaring fuel prices and dampened travel demand.
American Airlines was once the largest U.S. carrier, but is now third behind United...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Eighteen months. That's the amount of time it can take between the moment a leaf of premium Connecticut shade-grown tobacco is picked and the day the farmer who grew it gets paid.
In between, that leaf is handled with delicate care: hung to be cured...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:53 PM
There was just no describing the look on Chad Christen's face after he missed four field goals in a three-point overtime loss at home to Temple last month.
"Eh, I forgot all about that game," an elated Christen said Saturday. "That game didn't happen....
| May 8, 2012
| 2:18 PM
(Reuters) - Neither premium chicken sandwiches nor Angus burgers could tempt U.S. consumers to spend more on higher-priced items at McDonald's, as a tepid U.S. economic recovery kept restaurant spending in check.
The world's biggest hamburger chain on...