Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.
Met with Obama in Phoenix
One local pol got a chance to chat up President Obama on Tuesday. Mayor Jonathan Rothschild pitched a Southern Arizona road expansion project to the president as a means to possibly solve some pressing economic and border issues.
Best Buy is now offering a video game trade-in program.
A strong guest-worker program would bolster border security, Sen. Jeff Flake told Hispanic business leaders Monday.
A gaping hole caused by an explosion in an underground garage at New York's World Trade Center reveals various levels of parking beneath the twin towers complex, March 8, 1993. New steel beams were added over the weekend to help shore up the center's shaken foundation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Talk about delayed gratification. Layaway — that old-fashioned
practice of putting merchandise aside and making regular payments
until everything's paid off — is a shopper's ultimate test of
Signs of an improving economy might be in your kitchen or
WASHINGTON — The painful recession that gripped the U.S. economy
the past two years appears to be over, as the economy grew at a
healthy 3.5 percent annual rate from July through September and
seems on track to maintain steady, if somewhat subdued, growth.
House Democratic leaders presented a new health overhaul bill on
Thursday that melds legislation passed by three committees over the
summer and makes a series of changes to accommodate lawmakers'
We don't want to rain on anyone's solar parade, but news this
week of a large green-energy facility being built on Davis-Monthan
Air Force Base shouldn't lull anyone into thinking that all is well
on the local energy scene.
Duncan Mayor M.C. Holiday has nothing against renewable energy.
But as the state and federal governments look toward reducing
greenhouse-gas emissions, he hopes officials will keep in mind that
his remote town has a high unemployment rate and many residents on
More than half of Arizonans say they are not going to get
inoculated against the novel 2009 H1N1 virus, a new poll says.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Cuba is willing to hold talks with the
United States "on any level," Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno
Rodriguez said Wednesday in conciliatory remarks aimed at the Obama
KABUL — Ahmed Wali Karzai, the brother of the Afghan president,
on Wednesday denied reports that he has received regular payments
from the CIA for much of the past eight years.