Big student debt in unexpected places

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t let the big price tags nix an application to Harvard or Yale. The average student receiving financial aid on those c…

USDA cracks down on Internet pet sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet with new regulations that w…

Clint Bowyer (15) spins out as Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) passes by during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Newman replaces Truex in NASCAR chase

Ryan Newman replaced Martin Truex Jr. in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Monday night when NASCAR penalized Michael Waltrip Rac…

AP names Moritsugu bureau chief for Japan

BANGKOK (AP) — The Associated Press has named its Asia-Pacific enterprise editor, Ken Moritsugu, as chief of bureau for Japan. The appointme…