Why my Visa Statement Will Show a Charge for One Pony
When it comes to making our kids happy, it can be easy for parents to overspend.
Twins lose 8-0 to Rangers as Beltre hits for cycle and Harrison throws 8 scoreless innings
The Minnesota Twins haven't figured out how to slow down Adrian Beltre. They also couldn't get anything going against Texas left-hander Matt Harrison. Beltre hit for the cycle and Harrison pitched eight innings after taking a no-hit bid into the seventh Friday night in the Rangers' 8-0 victory.
US OPEN '12: Capsules on women to watch at year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament
Women to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday: VICTORIA AZARENKA Seeded: 1 Age: 23 Country: Belarus 2012 Match Record: 48-7 2012 Singles Titles: 4 Career Singles Titles: 12 Major Titles: 1 — Australian Open ('12) Last 5 U.S. Opens: '11-Lost in 3rd Round, '10-2nd, '09-3rd, '08-3rd, '07-4th
US OPEN '12: Back at the top of his game, No. 1 Roger Federer 'no longer surprises' anyone
Somehow, it seemed so easy for so many people to write off Roger Federer. He was past his 30th birthday, they would point out. About 2½ years went by without any additions to his Grand Slam trophy case, the thinking went. First Rafael Nadal, then Novak Djokovic, overtook Federer in the rankings and
US OPEN '12: Capsules on men to watch at year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament
Men to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday: ROGER FEDERER Seeded: 1 Age: 31 Country: Switzerland 2012 Match Record: 56-7 2012 Singles Titles: 6 Career Singles Titles: 76 Major Titles: 17 — U.S. Open ('04, '05, '06, '07, '08), Wimbledon ('03, '04, '05, '06, '07, '09, '12), Australian Open
Lessons learned: Less hubris, more generators and tree-trimming a year after Hurricane Irene
Antonia Schreiber is taking no chances on the next big storm. The remnants of Hurricane Irene turned the 200-year-old building that housed her Catskill Mountains spa boutique into a muddy mess a year ago in Windham, N.Y. She managed to reopen in the same town within months — but this time on higher
WSJ UPDATE: Samsung Vows to Appeal Verdict in US Apple Case
Samsung Electronics Co. (SSNHY, 005930.SE), responding to a U.S. jury's verdict that it must pay damages to Apple Inc. (AAPL) of more than $1 billion for violating the California company's patents, said it plans to appeal the decision.
Samsung: US Verdict Not the Final Word in Global Patent Battle vs Apple
Samsung Electronics Co. (SSNHY, 005930.SE), responding to a U.S. verdict that it must pay damages to Apple Inc. (AAPL)of more than $1 billion for violating the California company's patents, said Apple's win is a loss for the American consumer.
U.S. Light Products: Chicago ULSD Premium Widens Sharply
Chicago's spot ultralow-sulfur diesel fuel pricing premium rose sharply Friday amid refiner-led buying interest.
Brazil Court to Hear Case Involving Petrobras Minority Holders Tuesday
A Brazilian appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a 20-year-old case involving a payment of more than $2 billion to minority shareholders of Petrobras Quimica S.A., or Petroquisa, the now-defunct petrochemicals unit of state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras.