Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan a Hollywood hit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Ryan is the sort of American hero that’s been a screen staple since the silent era. Harrison Ford, Alec Baldwin and …

In this image taken on Oct. 8, 2012, a slice of maple pumpkin pie with cinnamon-maple whipped cream is shown served on a plate in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Pumpkin flavor frenzy

U.S. sales of pumpkin-flavored foods rose 18.8% to $290 million in 2012.

Photos: Scenes from the shutdown

The effects of the government shutdown are being felt from coast to coast. From the closure of government offices to the shutdown of nationa…

Review: ‘Runner’ is uncompelling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A story like that at the heart of “Runner Runner,” about a young American gambler who gets sucked way above his head into…