Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2019. There are 320 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day. Today's Highlights in History: ...

An exhibition of matchboxes provide glimpses of old-time Taiwan society

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Small matchboxes not only carry dozens of thin sticks that can light up objects, but they also contain images representing the old days of Taiwanese society. The exhibi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2018. There are 124 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2018. There are 131 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 19-25

Aug. 19: Actor L.Q. Jones ("The Virginian") is 91. Actress Debra Paget ("Love Me Tender") is 85. Actress Diana Muldaur ("Star Trek: The Next Generation") is 80. Drummer Ginger Baker (Cream, Blind Fait...

Small Business in the Digital Era: New Report Helps Businesses Reach the Connected Consumer

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 24, 2018--Visa (NYSE: V) and a consortium of key industry organizations today announced Digital Transformation of SMBs: The Future of Commerce, a first-of-its-kind ...

Bottle & Bond Kitchen and Bar Officially Opens at the Bardstown Bourbon Company

BARDSTOWN, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 4, 2018--The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”), the largest new distillery in America, announced today the opening of Kitchen and Bar (“ Bottle & Bond ”), th...

Bottle & Bond Kitchen and Bar Officially Opens at the Bardstown Bourbon Company

BARDSTOWN, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 4, 2018--The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”), the largest new distillery in America, announced today the opening of Kitchen and Bar (“ Bottle & Bond ”), th...

Evictees from SKorea's 1st Olympics recall harsh clearings

BUCHEON, South Korea (AP) — When South Korea previously held the Olympics in 1988, Kim Paolo and some 150 other poor urban residents spent months that year hiding in huge graves of their own making. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2018. There are 320 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day. Today's Highlights in History:...

Celeb birthdays for the week of Feb. 11-17

Feb. 11: Actor Burt Reynolds is 82. Actress Tina Louise ("Gilligan's Island") is 80. Musician Sergio Mendes is 77. Actress Carey Lowell ("Law and Order") is 57. Singer Sheryl Crow is 56. Actress Jenni...

Giant diamond in necklace sells for $33.7M at Geneva auction

GENEVA (AP) — The largest-ever D-flawless diamond to be put up for auction, mounted in a diamond and emerald necklace, has sold for $33.7 million at Christie's in Geneva, including buyer's fees. ...

BC-Business News Digest

Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST TOP STORIES: TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE-DELETED TWEETS - Disguised Russi...

National Toy Hall of Fame to induct Class of 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A new group of toys is set to be inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in New York, where they will have a permanent place alongside previous honorees including the dollho...

Paper airplane, sand among 12 finalists for Toy Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — No-frills toys including the paper airplane, sand and play food are among 12 finalists vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The contenders for t...