Today in History

Today is Tuesday, May 7, the 127th day of 2013. There are 238 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 7, 1763, Pontiac, …

Williams-Sonoma to pay $987,500 penalty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Housewares retailer Williams-Sonoma Inc. has agreed to pay a $987,500 civil penalty to settle charges that it failed to im…

In Calif, some ships plug in to power up

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In less than a year, many of the towering cargo ships loading and unloading goods at California ports won’t just t…