Global stock markets were muted Thursday ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.
Youkyung Lee, Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 2:10am
For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.
Rob Gillies, Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 1:20am
Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits — or doughnut holes to Americans.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 1:00am
Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave off damage from the ocean onslaught.
Scott Smith, Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 12:20am
Federal forest officials say they were trying for a balanced approach in new plan to allow loggers to remove dead wood from a massive California wildfire, but environmentalists are calling it a travesty for trees.
Adam Schreck, Associated Press | posted 49 minutes ago
Dubai-based port operator DP World said Thursday its profit rose 26 percent in the first half of the year as it was able to process more cargo thanks to new capacity and a pick-up in global trade.
The Associated Press | posted 50 minutes ago
India's state-owned banks are conducting a massive campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 1:40am
The Tennessee Treasury Department is planning a series of web-based seminars on saving for college.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 1:20am
Six community health groups in West Virginia will receive nearly $1.5 million in federal funding to support facility improvements for patient-centered medical homes.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 1:10am
After a grim start to the year, the economy roared back to life in the spring, supporting expectations that the second half of 2014 will turn out far better than the first half.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 12:50am
A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, which rattled nearby homes.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 28th - 12:30am
A German union representing pilots says it is planning a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 27th - 11:21pm
A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 27th - 11:20pm
The Philippine economy expanded by 6.4 percent in the second quarter and tied with Malaysia as the second fastest growing in Asia during the period, officials said Thursday.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 27th - 11:01pm
Despite many signs of a business recovery including improved hiring, Americans are more worried about the economy than they were right after the Great Recession.