Mike Knutson taught himself to play the harmonica as a child, and the 96-year-old sang with his family for most of his life.
From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors like Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.
A Spirit Airlines flight forced to return to Los Angeles International Airport because of a bird strike is back on its way to Florida.
Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is responding to allegations she was fired from her family's company, Trek Bicycle Corp., reportedly claiming that in fact her two-year hiatus was the result of downsizing.
Alpha Natural Resources' third-quarter loss narrowed, helped by reduced costs.
The Arkansas Supreme Court's decision to keep a minimum wage hike on the ballot removes the last major hurdle for a proposal that is gaining bipartisan support and faces no organized opposition as Election Day nears.
After eight years in the proverbial wilderness, Republicans are feeling confident about their chances of reclaiming the Senate majority in next week’s elections – as the two-year, bare-knuckle battle boils down to about 10 key races in the final days.
U.S. stocks are opening mixed as investors look over more earnings reports from big companies.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she wants to raise awareness of the need for diversity among economists, with relatively few women and minorities still choosing to major in economics in college.
Brittany Maynard, 29, a terminally ill woman who’s made headlines for her decision to end her life, may not do so on the scheduled date of Nov. 1, she said in a new video posted Wednesday.
Beauty products maker Elizabeth Arden Inc reported a quarterly loss for the third time in a row as sales of perfumes, its largest business, continued to decline.
Bayer is eyeing further takeover deals after wrapping up the acquisition of Merck & Co. Inc.'s consumer health business, the German drugmaker's chief executive said on Thursday.
Kellogg Co posted its sixth straight quarter of weaker net sales in its U.S. cereal business as demand for products such as Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies wane in its biggest market.
Magic mushrooms may give users trippy experiences by creating a hyperconnected brain.