NEW YORK (AP) - At some Walgreen stores, there are health clinics staffed by nurse practitioners, cafes that sell barista-prepared coffee and Eyebrow Bars where trained professionals groom unruly facial hair.
PALO ALTO (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla reported a narrower loss for the second quarter on Wednesday, sparking an after-hours rally in its stock.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is knocking 13 percent off the sticker price of the Chevrolet Volt electric car as it tries to keep pace with rivals in the market for plug-in vehicles. The automaker said Tuesday that the 2014 Volt will start at $34,995, including shipping - $5,000 less than the current model. The new model is scheduled to reach showrooms late this summer. Sales of electric vehicles are rising, but they're still only ...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The auto industry says people under 34 are gradually starting to buy cars again as their economic circumstances improve.
NEW YORK (AP) - Worldwide shipments of tablet computers slowed down in the second quarter because Apple didn't release a new model of its trend-setting iPad, research firm IDC said Monday.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Want to build a new home for Homer or try out a new hairstyle for Marge? Danish toy company Lego on Monday confirmed it will launch a special series themed on "The Simpsons" family globally in 2014. Lego spokesman Roar Rude Trangbaek wouldn't give any details about what characters would be included, but said the company hopes the series will "appeal to fans of 'The Simpsons' family." Lego, a privately held ...
LONDON (AP) - The food of the future could do with a pinch of seasoning - and maybe some cheese.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - A northwestern Indiana dairy farm that's a top tourism destination is debuting a new attraction that allows visitors to tour a sprawling building filled with pregnant hogs and litters of piglets. Fair Oaks Farms' new Pig Adventure is scheduled for its grand opening Monday about 40 miles south of Gary. Buses powered by methane produced by cow and pig manure will ferry visitors from the farm's popular Dairy Adventure to ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder who helped bring books into the digital age, is going after another pillar of "old media": The Washington Post.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve vice chair Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the nation's central bank, the White House said Tuesday. Yellen would be the first woman to head the powerful Fed, taking over at a pivotal time for the economy and the banking industry.
DALLAS (AP) - Need that one-of-a-kind stocking stuffer and have $1.9 million burning a hole in your pocket? Design your own diamond ring and travel to Africa to see where the stone came from.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo's free email service is becoming a bit more like Google's Gmail as part of its second makeover in less than a year.