WASHINGTON (AP) - One in four consumers found an error in a credit report issued by a major agency, according to a government study released Monday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The producer of Maker's Mark bourbon is cutting - likely permanently - the amount of alcohol in each bottle to stretch every drop of the famous Kentucky whiskey. The alcohol volume is being lowered from its historic level of 45 percent to 42 percent - or 90 proof to 84 proof.
CHICAGO (AP) - Want to know how much a hip replacement will cost? Many hospitals won't be able to tell you, at least not right away - if at all. And if you shop around and find centers that can quote a price, the amounts could vary astronomically, a study found.
NEW YORK (AP) - If you don't like coffee or tea, Mountain Dew has a new breakfast drink that might perk you up.
S&P 500 hits 5-year high, extends rally
ATLANTA (AP) - UPS expects this holiday season to be busier than last, thanks to the growing popularity of online shopping. And more intense, thanks to the calendar. The world's biggest package delivery company said Friday that it foresees peak season daily volume rising 8 percent this year. UPS, based in Atlanta, predicts that it will pick up more than 34 million packages on the busiest day, Monday, Dec. 16. UPS predicts deliveries will peak ...
NEW YORK (AP) - MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Friday, a week before the first episode is shown on television.
LIVERMORE (AP) - The director of a preeminent nuclear and national security research facility in Northern California has announced that he is stepping down. Parney Albright, who has been director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, said in a statement on the lab's Web site on Thursday that he is resigning his post to pursue broader interests. He is also leaving his role as president of Lawrence Livermore National Security, which manages the ...
Activist investor Icahn reconnects with Apple CEO
CUPERTINO (AP) - Activist investor Carl Icahn may be putting more pressure on Apple CEO Tim Cook to get more aggressive about boosting the iPhone maker's stock price.