First days on a new job are strange and unpredictable. You think you know what you're going into, but you don't.
Microsoft Corp. announced a new program to provide software development training and testing to U.S. active duty service members transitioning out of the military.
U.S. fast food giant McDonald's said it would test customized burgers that include more than 20 toppings and sauces.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, who stepped down in January, has taken a job with the private equity firm Warburg Pincus.
The U.S. Postal Service said it lost $5 billion in the 2013 fiscal year and Friday called for restructuring of its health and retirement plans, officials said.
Netflix says it has ordered a fourth season of the twice-canceled cult series "The Killing," The Hollywood Reporter said.
A small New Hampshire coffee company can continue to market its "Charbucks" roast over the objections of Starbucks, a federal appeals court said Friday.
Batkid, a 5-year-old boy who has battled leukemia for years, clenched his fists as he took on foe after foe around San Francisco.
Sarah Palin, currently flogging a new book, apologized for "not being clearer" when she said some of Pope Francis' statements "sound kind of liberal," and said the media was "ginning up controversy."
NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is now accepting entries for the 2014 NAMIC Vision Awards.
The National Fair Housing Alliance has accused Bank of America of failing to maintain or market foreclosed homes it owns in minority neighborhoods in Toledo, Ohio, adding the charge to an earlier complaint the organization filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In a story Nov. 14 about Lockheed Martin cutting 4,000 jobs and closing some plants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Lockheed Martin makes the Patriot missile defense system. Raytheon is the prime contractor of the Patriot missile defense system.
Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Ill., said he will offer prayers for "exorcism in reparation for the sin of same-sex marriage" at the same time Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign the bill into law next week.
Sixty-one percent of Americans say the murder of President John F. Kennedy was the product of a conspiracy -- the lowest percentage in half a century, a poll indicates.
Hezbollah's leader on Thursday ruled out a withdrawal from Syria and vowed to continue backing President Assad as long as necessary.