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Hey Romeo, thank these guys for bringing the roses

In this Jan. 9, 2014 photo, pallet of okra wait in a cargo holding area in Miami for shipment to Europe. Millions of Americans will exchange flowers with loved ones this Valentine’s Day, despite freezing temperatures across half the nation and each year, 715 million...
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In Comcast deal, victor isn’t necessarily a winner

AP Photo/Matt Rourke NEW YORK (AP) — There’s nothing like a bidding war to turn the stock of a lackluster company into a star. Shareholders of Time Warner Cable, which has been losing video customers, are big winners after rival Comcast agreed to buy the company for a...

Television show ‘Cops’ returns to Albuquerque area

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A decade after Albuquerque’s mayor banned `Cops’ from filming in the New Mexico city, the reality show is returning. But this time, it’s partnering with the county. And a spokeswoman for current Mayor Richard Berry made it clear...
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VIDEO: Flowers for Valentine’s Day

Gina Lynne Luginbill of Gina Lynne Floral and Design, Findlay, talks about the Valentine’s Day season as she helps prepare floral arraignments on Thursday.
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Comcast strikes deal to buy Time Warner Cable

FILE – This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company’s vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Comcast has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion in stock, or $158.82 per share, in a deal that would combine the top two cable TV companies in...
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Torvill and Dean back in Sarajevo after 30 years

British ice skating pair Torvill and Dean, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, perform during rehearsal in Bosnian capital of Sarajevo on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. The ice skating duo will perform in Sarajevo, 30 years after they won their Olympic gold medals in 1984. The pair...

CEO accused of assaulting reality TV star in Utah

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The CEO of a California company is accused of assaulting one of the stars of the now-canceled ABC Family reality show “Beverly Hills Nannies” at his Utah vacation home. Summit County prosecutors say they’ve charged 51-year-old...

CEO accused of assaulting reality TV star in Utah

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The CEO of a California company is accused of assaulting one of the stars of the now-canceled ABC Family reality show “Beverly Hills Nannies” at his Utah vacation home. Summit County prosecutors say they’ve charged 51-year-old...

Suspense in Senate: Debt vote shrouded in secrecy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The markets were open, and the stability of the stock market was on the line. But in a rare move, the Senate this week kept a suspenseful debt limit vote hidden from the public as it was playing out in real time. What was clear as the vote dragged on was...

More talking, longer sentences help babies’ brains

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sooner you start explaining the world to your baby, the better. New research shows that both how much and how well parents talk with babies and toddlers helps tune the youngsters’ brains in ways that build vocabulary skills. It’s a key to...