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Bobblehead dolls representing Supreme Court Justices. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Bobbleheads honor Supreme Court justices

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are some of the rarest bobblehead dolls ever produced. They’re released erratically. They’re given away for free, not sold. And if you get a certificate to claim one, you have to […]

12/30/2013

An Amazon.com employee walks down one of the miles of isles at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Online shopping grows, with some growing pains

Americans waited until the last minute to buy holiday gifts, but retailers weren’t prepared for the spike. Heavy spending in the final days of the mostly lackluster season sent sales up 3.5 percent between Nov. […]

12/26/2013

Motorola’'s Scout1 Wi-Fi Pet Monitor, a gadget that lets pet lovers keep an eye on their pets while they’re away. (AP Photo/Motorola)

The season’s weirdest, wackiest tech gifts

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s tough to shop for techies. They already own everything with a plug or rechargeable battery. But fear not, a slew of unique technology gifts have hit the market just in […]

12/20/2013

Amazon Fresh delivery truck. (Photo credit: Amazon)

Amazon grocery delivery rolls into San Francisco

Amazon.com Inc.’s grocery delivery service is rolling into San Francisco. The online retailer said it is expanding its AmazonFresh service into its third city after testing it in Los Angeles and Seattle. The service provides […]

12/11/2013

Boston Red Sox player Shane Victorino, center, kids around with a razor as Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan, right, is shaved for One Fund Boston, the Boston Marathon charity for bombing victims, during a shave-off in Boston, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Horgan, who was stationed in the Boston Red Sox bullpen at Fenway Park, became a city icon after he was photographed with his arms in the air celebrating Red Sox's David Ortiz's grand slam in the AL championship baseball series against Detroit. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Ortiz, Victorino shavings being auctioned off

  BOSTON (AP) — It’s the ultimate display of Red Sox fandom: owning strands of David Ortiz’s World Series-winning beard. The hairs that Ortiz and Shane Victorino shaved off earlier this month are being auctioned […]

11/21/2013

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Experts say HealthCare.gov fix needs more time, money

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledges. “It’s going to cost a lot of tax dollars to get this […]

11/21/2013

This Dec. 14, 2012 aerial file photo shows Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Newtown, Conn., to keep school razing under wraps

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — When the old Sandy Hook Elementary School is demolished, building materials will be pulverized on site and metal will be taken away and melted down in an effort to eliminate nearly […]

10/15/2013

People walk by a branch of Vodafone in central London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

Verizon reclaims US wireless stake for $130B

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon will own its wireless business outright after agreeing Monday to pay $130 billion for the 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone. The buyout, the […]

09/02/2013

A tour group enters the vault exhibit containing the “secret recipe” for Coca-Cola at the World of Coca-Cola museum, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Is Coke the same as it was 127 years ago? Maybe

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola keeps the recipe for its 127-year-old soda inside an imposing steel vault that’s bathed in red security lights. Several cameras monitor the area to make sure the fizzy formula stays a […]

08/26/2013

A 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne is lined up with others at a field near the former Lambrecht Chevrolet car dealership in Pierce, Neb. in an Aug. 12, 2013 photo. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Vintage Chevy auction to deal in low-mileage gems

PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — Seventeen years have passed since Ray Lambrecht closed his Chevrolet dealership, a small-town operation in northeast Nebraska with a big and valuable secret. For decades, the owner of the Lambrecht Chevrolet […]

08/21/2013

PayPal

PayPal looks to conquer space (payments)

NEW YORK (AP) — PayPal wants to explore space — or at least begin to figure out how payments and commerce will work beyond Earth’s realm once space travel and tourism take off. PayPal, which […]

06/26/2013

Warren Buffett (AP Photo)

Buffett charity lunch auction enters final hours

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The annual charity auction of a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett entered its final hours Friday with the rare opportunity still available for the relative bargain price of less […]

06/07/2013

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