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NEW YORK - Subways and buses ground to a halt Tuesday morning as transit workers walked off the job.
FRANKFURT, GERMANY - The tiny two-seat Smart car is a common sight on the congested streets of European capitals, something DaimlerChrysler AG is eager to duplicate in cities like New York and Los Angeles when it begins selling the vehicle in the U.S. next year.
LAS VEGAS - Each morning, Israel Gonzalez rises before dawn and heads to the sidewalks around the city’s plant nurseries to wait for a job. There, alongside other men, he watches for pickup trucks that slow down, hoping today he will be chosen for work.
NEW YORK - The city's crippling three-day transit strike ended Thursday when union leaders - facing mounting fines, possible jail terms and the wrath of millions of commuters - voted to send their 33,000 members back to work without a new contract.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy remained "lackluster" in March and early April as the war in Iraq dampened consumer spending and a mysterious Asian virus cut into international airline travel, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday.
REDFIELD, N.Y. - The snow squalls that have buried Redfield and its neighbors up to their stop signs finally tapered off Monday, but forecasters warned that another storm system was on the way.
NEW YORK - The New York Times editorial board has endorsed Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and John McCain in the presidential primary race.
NEW YORK - Overseas shoppers who once arrived in the U.S. with empty suitcases to take back their holiday loot may decide to stay home this year amid high-priced airline tickets, unfavorable exchange rates and lingering economic woes.
WASHINGTON - The weak U.S. economy, which has suffered thousands of job losses in recent months, may be on the verge of a rebound now that the Iraq war is over, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.
David Yount: Among the least persuasive pronouncements made by Jesus of Nazareth is that the poor are blessed. Our experience argues otherwise.
Our View: Without a doubt, air conditioning transformed life here in the Valley of the Sun, making it possible for far more people to thrive year-round in the desert climate. And the universal use of air conditioning would be impossible without the relative abundance of electricity to power the cooling units.
So I woke up early on Labor Day, and wandered outside my house to grab the morning paper. And I’ve been thinking about that moment ever since.
Four years after the Internet bubble burst, the venturecapital industry is stirring back to life.
The number of people traveling over Labor Day weekend is down for the first time since 2000, according to AAA Arizona.
The citizens of Paris owe Americans Sheldon Silver and Joseph Bruno a heartfelt merci with many beaucoups.
New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are an extended celebration of “out with the old, in with the new.” And in the case of 2008, there is a lot of the old that we are more than happy to put behind us.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Just in time for the holidays, Carlita Cane got a cashier’s job at a Cracker Barrel restaurant and store. She’s hoping to keep it after Christmas — and Cracker Barrel also wants her to stay.
WASHINGTON -- Authorities have disrupted planning by foreign terrorists for an attack on New York City tunnels, two law enforcement officials said Friday.
NEW YORK - Jane Jacobs, an author and community activist of singular influence whose classic "The Death and Life of Great American Cities" transformed ideas about urban planning, died Tuesday, her publisher said. Jacobs, a longtime resident of Toronto, was 89.
(AP) — Home prices are falling in most major U.S. cities, and at least 10 major markets are at their lowest point since the housing bubble burst.
NEW YORK - Wall Street's fixation on economic data turns into a craving for profit news and forecasts this week as a slew of corporate earnings reports arrive.
Mark Coronado can recall when Valley sports mogul Jerry Colangelo visited the Peoria Sports Complex in 1993. At the time, Coronado held the title of director of Peoria Community and Recreation Services. Coronado, now the Surprise interim city manager, said he had no idea why Colangelo was in the barren West Valley. It turned out, after a roundabout discussion, that Colangelo was looking for a backup plan in case his goal fell through for a proposed downtown major-league stadium in Phoenix.
WASHINGTON — Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures.