NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are rolling out online deals today, the so-called "Cyber Monday."
But since shoppers these days are online all the time anyway, the shopping holiday is losing some of its luster. Still, today is expected to be the biggest online shopping day ever, with estimates that it will rack up over $3 billion in sales.
The head of the National Retail Federation, Matthew Shay, says, "It's no longer about one day but a season of digital...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to Hawaii campaign finance laws that require a private company buying campaign ads to register as a political action committee.
The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from a Hawaii electrical construction company that spent about $9,000 on political newspaper advertisements during the 2010 election cycle. The ads from A-1 A-Lectrician, Inc. were critical of Blake Oshiro, a Democratic incumbent candidate for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from lawyers for former Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and others seeking $360,000 in legal fees after challenging state redistricting plans.
The justices on Monday let stand a federal appeals court ruling that said the lawyers were not entitled to fees.
A three-judge district court blocked the state's redistricting plan ahead of the 2012 elections after Davis and voting...
To give is to gain a heap of grief if you're a mega-rich donor these days.
In recent months, a hedge fund billionaire was denounced for his $400 million gift to Harvard University. Media mogul David Geffen took flak for separate gifts that plaster his name on a Manhattan concert hall and a school in Los Angeles. The wife of a Wall Street banker was roasted for trying to put her name on a small Adirondack college.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from three Mexican states seeking damages from BP and other companies over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said the states of Veracruz, Tamaulipas and Quintana Roo can't bring a lawsuit because Mexico's federal government owns the affected property.
The Mexican federal government filed a similar lawsuit in 2013, which is progressing...
YORK, Pa. (AP) — Emergency workers in Pennsylvania got an unpleasant surprise when they wheeled a patient out of a home to their ambulance, only to find it wasn't there.
Police in York tell the York Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1PVRii8 ) 21-year-old Leonard Eugene Smith took the vehicle for a joy ride Friday before ditching it. They say an in-vehicle camera captured his actions and a tracking device led them to the ambulance.