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Gobble gobble: Thanksgiving steals from Black Friday

Thanksgiving Day is no longer all about turkey: It's eating away at Black Friday shopping.

December 01, 2013 | | Nationwide

Mexico booming auto industry

RAMOS ARIZPE, Mexico (AP) - In Mexico's booming auto industry, the cars rolling off assembly lines may look identical, but how safe they are depends on where they're headed.

November 29, 2013 | | Nationwide

S&P 500 gains for 8th straight week

NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.

November 29, 2013 | | Nationwide

Small company helps Twitter make money

DENVER (AP) - Twitter just issued its IPO but a lingering question is how the popular worldwide microblog company will turn a profit. One Colorado-based company thinks it has found one way to help Twitter, and itself, make money.

November 29, 2013 | | Nationwide

Limited whiskey sells for nearly $4K per bottle

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A new whiskey created in Kentucky features a blend of age and scarcity that spiked demand - and its price.

November 29, 2013 | | Nationwide

Crude oil little changed above $92 a barrel

The price of oil was little changed above $92 a barrel Friday as holidays in the U.S. thinned trading and plentiful crude stocks showed the market was well supplied.

November 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


Editor's Note: The following are "Black Thursday" stories witnessed and shared by The Associated Press' staff in New York.

November 29, 2013 | | Nationwide

Best prices? 4 apps help with that

NEW YORK (AP) - Looking to save a few bucks while you shop for holiday gifts? Don't hit the mall without these shopping apps.

November 27, 2013 | | Nationwide

Battle for holiday shoppers heats up

NEW YORK (AP) - This holiday shopping season, it's Amazon vs. everyone else.

November 27, 2013 | | Nationwide

Thanksgiving shopping? Not in states that ban it

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Shoppers won't be lining up for Thanksgiving Day deals at stores in Rhode Island. They can't.

November 26, 2013 | | Nationwide

Toy firm sues Beastie Boys over 'Girls' song

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Northern California toy company is fighting for its right to parody a popular Beastie Boys song.

November 26, 2013 | | Nationwide

Ski resorts may be allowed to charge 'uphill' fee

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - The growing popularity of strapping skins on skis and climbing uphill could soon come at a price at some ski areas.

November 26, 2013 | | Nationwide

HP posts $1.4B fiscal 4Q profit

PALO ALTO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard posted net income of $1.4 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter, as cost cuts stemming from its ongoing restructuring more than offset the effects of sluggish computer demand.

November 26, 2013 | | Nationwide

FDA tells 23andMe to halt sales of genetic test

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Google-backed genetic test maker 23andMe to halt sales of its personalized DNA test kits, saying the company has failed to show that the technology is supported by science.

November 25, 2013 | | Nationwide

Why Turkey Talk Line hired men

NEW YORK (AP) - Turkey isn't just for Thanksgiving, says Butterball CEO Rod Brenneman.

November 25, 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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