Universal’s new Harry Potter park: 1 ride, 7 shops

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Harry Potter fans helped increase attendance by 50 percent at Universal Orlando Resort in the past few years, and interest …

Blackbird found mostly in California declines

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Scientists say a blackbird species found mostly in the Central Valley has experienced a major decline in its population over the last several years…

CDC probes lab workers’ possible anthrax exposure

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some of its staff in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed …

US-born Latinos hold more jobs than foreign-born

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For the first time in more than two decades, immigrant Latinos have fewer jobs in the U.S. than American-born Hispanics…

Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

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Violence in Iraq is helping to make gasoline in the U.S. more expensive…

American Apparel fires controversial CEO

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The board of American Apparel ousted founder Dov Charney on Wednesday, moving to replace the controversial…

Kraft Foods recalls 260 cases of Velveeta

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Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese…

Colorado woman finds birth father on Facebook

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The life that a Colorado woman thought she knew for 47 years has changed dramatically. The change came with two surprises…

Georgia toddler dies in hot car

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Police in Atlanta are investigating the death of a toddler who was left in a car in sweltering temperatures…

Porsche is top brand in new car quality survey

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The race to fill vehicles with the latest technology is hurting quality…