Posted: 07/09/2013 - Kroger says it has agreed to buy Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. for about $2.44 billion in cash.
Posted: 07/08/2013 - Douglas Dayton, who led the transformation of a family department store into retailing giant Target Corp., has died at the age of 88.
Posted: 07/08/2013 - So much confidence was placed on the green alternative to oil that the U.S. Energy Department has made several investments in algae research.
Posted: 07/05/2013 - A Northern California roller coaster appears to have been a little too much fun.
Posted: 07/05/2013 - Bradley claims in a lawsuit he was shot by Hernandez with a handgun as they were driving in Florida after arguing in a Miami nightclub.
Posted: 07/05/2013 - A daughter of Nelson Mandela says he is in very critical condition but is still opening his eyes and reacting to touch at the South African hospital where he is being treated.
Posted: 07/05/2013 - Pope Francis has cleared John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession.
Posted: 07/04/2013 - Hundreds of immigrants living in Florida will celebrate July 4 by becoming U.S. citizens.
Updated: 07/05/2013 - Rescue teams have abandoned a search for a U.S. schooner carrying seven people that disappeared in the South Pacific.
Posted: 07/04/2013 - Last year, Chestnut won the competition with 62 hot dogs.
Updated: 07/04/2013 - Sonya Thomas devoured 36 and three-quarters hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.
Updated: 07/04/2013 - The Statue of Liberty finally reopened on the Fourth of July months after Superstorm Sandy.
Updated: 07/03/2013 - Police say Elkins and another family member tried to get rid of the gun that her son, 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins, used to shoot 13-month-old Antonio Santiago in the face.
Posted: 07/03/2013 - The average has fallen 9 percent in the past year.
Posted: 07/02/2013 - Chaj tried to intervene and said, "Stop beating my nephews." At that point, Sayre said, the guard beat Chaj into unconsciousness.
Updated: 07/02/2013 - And prototype for future or not, the PlanetSolar boat is a marvel to behold. It's equipped with a kitchen, 6 cabins, and 9 beds. When docked, it can fit 60 people. Its electric motor has an output 120 kilowatts. For comparison, captain D'Aboville estimated that a washing machine takes one to two kilowatts.
Posted: 07/01/2013 - Dubbed "crazy" because of their unpredictable behavior and tendency to swarm, experts say they are a threat to the local ecosystem as well as expensive electrical wiring and circuits.
Posted: 07/01/2013 - Treasury officials say Fannie Mae on Friday paid $59.4 billion and Freddie Mac paid $7 billion.
Updated: 06/28/2013 - The Garden Grove woman was convicted of torture and aggravated mayhem.
Posted: 07/24/2013 - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due to make another appearance in court in the murder case against him.
Posted: 06/28/2013 - Three people were held for questioning.