Saturday, October 18, 2014
From foreign DVDs to perfume, rum and coffee, Cuba's shelves are packed with pirated and counterfeit goods, which are sold as authorities turn a blind eye — using the longstanding U.S. embargo as justification.
Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year.
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell 74 percent on one-time costs such as retiring older planes. The results excluding those items beat expectations.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Exhibits include dog paintings, dog sculptures and displays about famous dogs. But what really makes this St. Louis museum unique is the visitors: Dogs are welcome, and curators aren't worried about the canines knocking things over or making a mess.
An unreconstructed libertine who made debauchery into high art or a vile pornographer who tried to justify rape, murder and pedophilia?
U.S. media giant Time Warner said Wednesday it would launch a stand-alone HBO streaming service next year, offering viewers without cable subscriptions hit shows like “Game of Thrones” and “Girls.”
Elizabeth Pena, the versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as “Lone Star” and comedic parts in TV shows like “Modern Family,” has died. She was 55.
Afghan security forces said Thursday they have captured two senior leaders of the feared Haqqani network, a hard-line group behind sophisticated attacks on Afghan and NATO forces.
Suspected al-Qaida militants have captured a town in southwest Yemen in a deadly attack seen as a countermove to advances by Shiite rebels sweeping across the strife-hit country.
After more than two months of air strikes, American commanders have finally decided on a name for the U.S.-led war against Islamic State (IS) jihadists — “Operation Inherent Resolve.”