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Toddler's family sues complex over abuse

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Attorneys representing the family of a 3-year-old girl have filed a multi-million lawsuit against the owners and managers of a suburban Portland apartment complex, alleging they failed to protect the child from an abusive boy.

November 12, 2013 | | Nationwide


Wal-Mart steps up push for holiday shopping customers

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday that it will start offering its holiday deals in its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving - two hours earlier than last year.

November 12, 2013 | | Nationwide


Tesla CEO: 'Definitely' no recall of the Model S

FREMONT (AP) - Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company "definitely" won't recall its Model S electric car despite three vehicle fires in the last six weeks.

November 12, 2013 | | Nationwide


Postal Service wins Amazon Sunday deliveries

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is rolling out Sunday package delivery as part of a new deal with the U.S. Postal Service.

November 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


Build team of pros for your business

As a business owner, you probably handle most of the responsibility of running the business yourself. But what if you could utilize a team of professionals to consult and guide the management of your company? What if this team could understand your situations and needs on an ongoing basis?

November 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


Late-payments on mortgages down in 3Q

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fewer U.S. homeowners are falling behind on their mortgage payments, aided by rising home values, low interest rates and stable job gains.

November 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


Target to open doors earlier on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp. is the latest retailer to open earlier on Thanksgiving this year.

November 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


Gas drillers turn to water recycling

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - When the rain stopped falling in Texas, the prairie grass yellowed, the soil cracked and oil drillers were confronted with a crisis. After years of easy access to cheap, plentiful water, the land they prized for its vast petroleum wealth was starting to dry up.

November 11, 2013 | | Nationwide


Limited retroactivity for Social Security benefits

Q: When I turned 62 about 8 months ago, I was getting unemployment benefits. Those benefits recently ended so I went to file for my Social Security. The clerk who was helping me with my retirement application told me that I could have filed for retirement at age 62. I didn't do that because I was under the impression that I could not get unemployment and Social Security at the same time. So I asked to backdate my Social Security application to the month I turned 62, but I was told I couldn't do that. The clerk said ...

November 08, 2013 | | Nationwide


Home Depot apologizes for racist tweet

NEW YORK (AP) - Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc. on Thursday apologized for a tweet that showed a picture of two African-American drummers with a person in a gorilla mask in between them and asked: "Which drummer is not like the others?"

November 08, 2013 | | Nationwide


Few options for Obama to fix cancellations problem

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he'll do everything he can to help people coping with health insurance cancellations, but legally and practically his options appear limited.

November 08, 2013 | | Nationwide


Twitter debut sends stock soaring 73%

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street's lofty hopes.

November 07, 2013 | | Nationwide


OSHA plans to make workplace safety reports public via online sites

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal safety regulators on Thursday proposed major changes in workplace reporting rules that would require large companies to file injury and illness reports electronically so they can be posted online and made available to the public.

November 07, 2013 | | Nationwide


FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of them for good.

November 07, 2013 | | Nationwide


Samsung aims to topple Apple

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co. has a new goal after overtaking Apple in smartphones: it wants to be world No. 1 in tablet computers too.

November 06, 2013 | | Nationwide


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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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