NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles’ school system, the second largest in the United States, is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success in its quest to make the tablet computer a replacement for
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities unsealed an indictment Wednesday charging 18 people with involvement in an illegal gambling ring they say spanned from California to Peru and used violence against customers with outstanding debts.
The defendants operated
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — William Krause, the co-founder of Iowa-based convenience store chain Kum & Go, has died.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve sketched a slightly brighter picture of the U.S. economy this year and next, a sign it is moving closer to slowing its bond-buying program.
The Fed now predicts unemployment will fall to
LONDON (AP) — British bankers could soon be facing harsher penalties for behaving badly.
After a year which has seen major scandals involving rate-rigging, money-laundering and rogue-trading rock the UK’s financial industry, an influential parliamentary committee recommended Wednesday
WASHINGTON (AP) — By saying he intends to bargain with Russia over new reductions in nuclear weapons, rather than make cuts on his own, President Barack Obama is asking for cooperation from a former Cold War foe in
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. accused China and Russia of failing to meet minimum standards in fighting human trafficking, ranking them on a par with North Korea and Syria.
The State Department downgraded China and Russia in rankings
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James says he expects to be satisfied with whatever outcome awaits the Miami Heat on Thursday night in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
The league’s reigning MVP and four-time winner of the award
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Celebrity cook Paula Deen says she has used racial slurs in the past but insists she and her brother, who are accused of racial and sexual discrimination in a lawsuit by a former manager
NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI has found possible human remains in a dig at the New York City house once occupied by a famous gangster.
An FBI spokesman confirmed Wednesday that agents found material that they want