WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite the turmoil that shook the financial markets last month, the Federal Reserve says its 12 bank regions grew this summer because consumers spent more in many parts of the country.
DENVER - The Colorado Rockies may be making a hard run at first place in the National League West, but the division-leading San Diego Padres showed last night that they won't be giving up the top spot so easily.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government approved a novel drug Monday to help patients with the AIDS virus who are running out of options, while acknowledging lingering questions about the pills' long-term effects.
The hard-charging St. Louis Cardinals are back in the Gateway City and will begin a seven-game homestand today versus the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants in the first of four straight contests from Busch Stadium.
In danger of losing a fourth straight game, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in need of a spark. That could come from work-horse Chad Billingsley, who will pitch on three days' rest for the first time in his career this afternoon in the...