By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing schemes that let families and other subscribers share a monthly data allowance over as many as 10 devices.
By KEVIN McGillAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Times-Picayune said Tuesday 200 employees will lose their jobs when one of the nation's oldest daily newspapers shifts its focus to online news and publishes just three days a week beginning this fall.
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
When those college tuition bills come in, be prepared for sticker shock.
The average tuition at a four-year public university climbed 15 percent between 2008 and 2010, fueled by state budget cuts for higher education and i
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal budget deficit is approaching $1 trillion for a fourth straight year even though the government is collecting more tax revenue than last year.
The Treasury Department said Tuesday that the def
By The Associated Press
DOGFIGHT: Airlines want to raise more revenues by selling extras with tickets and are locked in a battle with three companies that dominate the bookings industry.
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCA and TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - In the stables at a prominent quarter horse track in New Mexico, workers quietly nicknamed Jose Trevino Morales's stables as the "Zetas' stables" and say they often saw people show up with bags of c
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans determined to spare the military from devastating across-the-board spending cuts - presidential candidate Mitt Romney among them - must be willing to consider closing tax loopholes and raising rates to increase revenu
By EMILIO MORENATTI and HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
ALLER, Spain (AP) - Striking coal workers blocked roads with burning tires and fired missiles at police to stop them breaking up protests in northern Spain Tuesday, officials from the recession-hit country said.