NEW YORK _ Sales at retailers' brick-and-mortar locations suffered during the weekend after Thanksgiving as more shoppers skipped the malls and bought online.
It's becoming another holiday tradition: buying local on Small Business Saturday to support family businesses, and in turn, local communities and much-needed jobs.
Bill Gates, the world's richest man, and fellow philanthropists on Monday will unveil a multibillion-dollar fund for clean-energy technology that's key to combating climate change, according to an environmental group briefed on the announcement.
BEIRUT/AMMAN Syrian President Bashar al Assad told a senior Iranian official on Sunday that his adversaries had increased weapon supplies and financial support to insurgents since the start of a major offensive aided by his allies to regain lost territory.
Greetings from Ridge Manor, in Hernando County. After Thanksgiving leftovers are devoured, it's time to set up the Christmas tree - and they are never fresher than when you chop them down yourself, like Scott did at Ergle Christmas Tree Farm.