TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Salvage crews have finished pumping hazardous oil-based substances from a sunken barge that apparently had been sitting undiscovered on the bottom of Lake Erie for nearly 80 years, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Volleyball played without the use of two legs - that's a game former President George W. Bush cheered on Thursday aboard a one-time aircraft carrier that had survived kamikaze and torpedo attacks.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A judge dismissed three jurors Thursday in the murder trial of a 20-year-old man accused of fatally beating two homeless men in Albuquerque, after the jurors inadvertently appeared in television footage and the suspect's attorney sought a mistrial.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - American Eagle Outfitters Inc. on Wednesday posted a third-quarter profit that topped Wall Street expectations and named its interim CEO - and longtime chairman - to the post permanently.
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) - General Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $2.25 million penalty in releasing potentially unsafe levels of air pollution from a hazardous waste incinerator in upstate New York and submitting false pollution control records.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. health care spending last year grew at the fastest pace since President Barack Obama took office, driven by expanded coverage under his namesake law and by zooming prescription drug costs, the government said Wednesday.