Automakers said Wednesday that U.S. new car and truck sales rose 8.5 percent to 1.29 million vehicles in April. Here are the top-selling cars and trucks for the month and the percent change in sales from April of
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California has filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other food retailers, alleging the store are selling lead-tainted ginger and plum candies without warning labels, as required by state law.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell is on trial, charged with murder, in the deaths of a female patient and four babies prosecutors say were born alive at the abortion clinic he ran. A look at the facts in the case:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Selling the morning-after birth control pill right next to condoms, even if limited to buyers 15 or older, marks a big societal shift in the long battle over women’s reproductive rights. Backed into a corner
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — The chilly relationship between rival upstate New York ice cream truck operators got out of hand this season, with Sno Cone Joe trying to chase Mr. Ding-A-Ling out of the market, authorities said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is seeking to refocus economic relations between the U.S. and Mexico, even as fresh questions about security cooperation threaten to cast a shadow over the president’s visit to the southern neighbor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you’re uninsured, getting on Medicaid clearly improves your mental health, but it doesn’t seem to make much difference in physical conditions such as high blood pressure.
The counterintuitive findings by researchers at Harvard and
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth has suspended one student charged in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings and says the other two aren’t enrolled.
The university said Wednesday that Azamat Tazhayakov (AHZ’-maht tuh-ZAYE’-uh-kov)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quail Hollow has been a symbol of perfection for 10 years since it returned to the PGA Tour lineup, a beautifully manicured golf course where the six major champions who have won ranged from
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Starling Marte hit a tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and Brandon Inge had a go-ahead RBI single to rally Pittsburgh to a 6-4 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday, snapping the Pirates’ nine-game losing
The Navy says two senior leaders face involuntary manslaughter and dereliction-of-duty charges in the drowning deaths of two divers at Aberdeen Proving Ground near Baltimore.
A Navy spokeswoman said Wednesday the unidentified defendants are “senior leaders” in Mobile
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and even determine teachers’ pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators’ computer systems.
Thousands of students in Indiana, Oklahoma and
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois officials say they’ve received applications from just six insurance carriers wanting to sell 165 health policies on the online insurance marketplace that’s a cornerstone of the nation’s new health care law.
The number of
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman convicted of killing her baby more than 50 years ago has been sentenced to prison for up to 10 years.
Seventy-six-year-old Ruby C. Klokow (KLOH’-koh) of Sheboygan pleaded no contest three
The Federal Reserve’s chief policymaking group, the Federal Open Market Committee, has vast power over the economy through its ability to set monetary policy.
Here is a look at how the FOMC operates.
Q: What is the FOMC’s