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Amazon grocery delivery rolls into San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Amazon.com Inc.'s grocery delivery service is rolling into San Francisco.

December 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


Security fee set to boost travel costs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The cost of flying is headed higher now that Congress has agreed on a budget deal.

December 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


Facebook to join S&P 500, Abercrombie exiting

NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook will join the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, replacing technology supplier Teradyne Inc., while Abercrombie & Fitch is downgraded from the benchmark index.

December 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


Passengers: Allowing cell calls on planes is wrong call to make

WASHINGTON (AP) - As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds.

December 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


St. Nicks learn tricks of trade with colleagues at Michigan Santa School

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?

December 10, 2013 | | Nationwide


Trendy gadgets to put on your holiday list

A self-adjusting headlamp, heated gloves, and an "action camera" that records video and tracks via GPS - these are among the trending gadgets to put on your holiday list this year.

December 10, 2013 | | Nationwide


Navigating maze of phone & service plan choices

NEW YORK (AP) - So you're ready to buy a new smartphone for your loved one. Which do you choose?

December 10, 2013 | | Nationwide


Farm bill’s lapse may jack up milk prices

WASHINGTON (AP) - Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of a gallon of milk are set to expire at the end of the year as farm-state lawmakers said Tuesday that they do not expect to have a new farm bill - or an extension of current law - before Jan 1.

December 10, 2013 | | Nationwide


Group wants Fisher Price to recall iPad bouncy seat

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ahh, the first year of a baby's life - learning to sit up, crawl, even walk. But how about playtime in a bouncy seat with an iPad and some cool apps?

December 10, 2013 | | Nationwide


GM executive 1st woman to head major car co.

DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.

December 10, 2013 | | Nationwide


Goverment sells remaining stake in GM

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.

December 09, 2013 | | Nationwide


Near doubling of city dwellers by 2050

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The number of city dwellers is at an all-time high of about 3.5 billion and will nearly double in the next 30 to 40 years, with almost all the growth in developing countries, the head of the U.N. agency focusing on cities said Monday.

December 09, 2013 | | Nationwide


Rising riches: 1 in 5 in USA reaches affluence

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding extensive influence over America's economy and politics, according to new survey data.

December 09, 2013 | | Nationwide


McDonald's: Key US sales figure slipped in Nov.

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) - McDonald's said Monday that a key sales figure slipped 0.8 percent in the U.S. last month, as the world's biggest hamburger chain faced tough competition and flat traffic.

December 09, 2013 | | Nationwide


Life insurance: Can you afford to wait to buy it?

With adulthood comes a number of exciting changes. Perhaps you have decided to buy a home, get married, or have children. These decisions require careful consideration, as they can irrevocably change your life. One decision that's easy to delay or overlook is the decision to purchase life insurance. What you may not realize, however, is that delaying the purchase of life insurance can be a costly mistake for you and your loved ones. Waiting just a few years can have a negative impact in several key areas.

December 09, 2013 | | Nationwide


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Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.

March 03, 2014 | | Nationwide


Gates back on top of billionaire rankings

NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is once again the world's richest person.

March 03, 2014 | | Nationwide


Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin currency

TOKYO (AP) - The sudden disappearance of one of the largest bitcoin exchanges only adds to the mystery and mistrust surrounding the virtual currency, which was just beginning to gain legitimacy beyond the technology enthusiasts and adventurous investors who created it.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Telsa S top Consumers selection

DETROIT (AP) - The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports' top pick in this year's automotive rankings.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Panel faults federal government for failing to go after offshore tax evasion

WASHINGTON (AP) - Billions of dollars in U.S. taxes are going unpaid because Americans are exploiting Swiss bank accounts, and the U.S. government has failed to aggressively pursue Switzerland's second-largest bank, a Senate investigation has found.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Feds: Cut out junk food ads on football scoreboards, elsewhere in public schools

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's not just about what America's kids are getting in the lunch line.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Analyst doubles price target, boosts Tesla shares

NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. surged 16 percent Tuesday after a Wall Street analyst told investors that Tesla could shake up the electric utility sector as well as the auto industry.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Q&A: What's a bitcoin? A look at the digital currency & how it works

LONDON (AP) - Early Tuesday, the world's most established exchange for bitcoin disappeared from the Internet, sending the price of the virtual currency tumbling and prompting fears that the world's biggest experiment in electronic cash could soon be strangled by fraud or regulation.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald’s with Waffle Taco, breakfast items

NEW YORK (AP) - Egg McMuffin, meet the Waffle Taco.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Samsung unveils phone with built- in heart-rate monitor

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Mark Zuckerberg takes long view with WhatsApp, Internet

NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Zuckerberg, known for his outsized ambitions for Facebook, is applying a similar long-term vision to bringing the Internet to the billons of people around the world who don't already have access.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


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